GCSE Chemistry

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Exams from: June 2018
  • Specification code: 8462
  • QAN code: 601/8757/8

GCSE Chemistry is one of seven qualifications in our Science for all suite, developed with teachers to inspire and challenge students of all abilities and aspirations.

Some topics have been removed or added, but our specification has a better flow for teaching and learning. At the heart of the course are eight required practicals, many of them familiar. We’ve given you guidance on how to integrate them into your teaching.

Straightforward questions mean straightforward answers. Our improved exams have fewer words, fewer contexts, and questions that increase in difficulty.

Specification

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Specimen papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

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Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

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Teach

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

All teaching resources

Assess

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

All assessment resources

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