AS and A-level Chemistry

  • Teaching from: 2015
  • Exams from: June 2016 (AS), June 2017 (A-level)
  • Specification code: 7404 7405
  • QAN code: 601/5730/6; 601/5731/8

Our new specifications will help you to inspire students, nurture their passion for chemistry and lay the foundations for further study and the workplace.

Our specifications have minimal context so that you can bring chemistry to life in the way you think works best.

For a straightforward approach and to help with your planning, timetabling and resourcing, the content of the AS is identical to and co-teachable with the first year of the A-level.

We've used a variety of question types, including multiple choice, allowing breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding to be tested.

Specification

Specification at a glance

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Teaching resources

Plan

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Teach

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Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

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Assess

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Prepare your students for assessment. Specimen and past papers, mark schemes, example answers.

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Key dates

  • 15 May 2018 Coursework deadline for A-level (linear) Chemistry NEA - Practical skills endorsement (7405/C)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines
  • 22 May 2018 Exam for AS Chemistry Paper 1 (7404/1)
    Series: June 2018
    Start time: am
    Duration: 1h 30m
  • 25 May 2018 Exam for AS Chemistry Paper 2 (7404/2)
    Series: June 2018
    Start time: am
    Duration: 1h 30m

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….I like the way the topics have been divided into three main topics: Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry.

Mrs Bronwyn Van Leeuwen,
Science KS4 Manager, Hillview School for Girls, Tonbridge, Kent

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