Chemistry

GCSE CHEMISTRY A

 

KEY FEATURES

 

GCSE Chemistry A provides the opportunity to further develop:

- develop interest in, and enthusiasm for, chemistry

- develop a critical approach to scientific evidence and methods

- acquire and apply skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works and its essential role in society

- acquire scientific skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for progression to further learning

- GCSE Chemistry A provides distinctive and relevant experience for students who wish to progress to Level 3 qualifications.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

UNIT A171

Module C1: Air quality

Module C2: Material choices

Module C3: Chemicals in our lives: risks and benefits

 

UNIT A172

Module C4: Chemical patterns

Module C5: Chemicals of the natural environment

Module C6: Chemical synthesis

 

UNIT A173

Module C7: Further chemistry

 

UNIT A164

Controlled assessment Comprises a Practical Investigation from a choice set by OCR

Assessed by teachers, internally standardised and externally moderated by OCR

Assesses the quality of written communication