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GCSE Chemistry

What qualification will this course lead to?

GCSE Chemistry (OCR)

What topics will I study?

Air Quality

Material Choices

Chemicals in our Lives

Chemical Patterns

Chemicals of the Natural Environment

Chemical Synthesis

Chemistry for a sustainable world

What understanding and skills will I develop?

It provides an opportunity for developing further understanding of scientific explanations, understanding of how science works and the study of elements of applied science with particular relevance to professional scientists.

It will prepare candidates for progression to further learning in the sciences.

How will I be assessed?

Three unit exams, each assessing the content learnt. Each exam is 60 minutes and counts for 25% of the final grade, totalling 75%.

A controlled assessment completed within school will assess How Science Works and is worth 25% of the final grade.

What can this course lead to?

A level Chemistry