A-Level Chemistry

2a.   Overview of A Level in Chemistry A (H432) Year 13

Learners must complete all components (01, 02, 03 and 04).

Content Overview                             Assessment Overview

Content is split into six teaching modules:

•     Module 1 – Development of

practical skills in chemistry

•     Module 2 – Foundations in

chemistry

•     Module 3 – Periodic table and energy

•     Module 4 – Core organic chemistry

•     Module 5 – Physical chemistry

and transition elements

•     Module 6 – Organic chemistry and analysis

Component 01 assesses content from modules 1, 2, 3 and 5.

Component 02 assesses content from modules 1, 2, 4 and 6.

Component 03 assesses content from all modules (1 to 6).

Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry (01)

100 marks

2 hours 15 minutes

written paper

Synthesis and analytical techniques (02)

100 marks

2 hours 15 minutes

written paper

Unified chemistry

(03)

70 marks

1 hour 30 minutes

written paper

Practical Endorsement in chemistry

(04)

(non exam assessment)


37%

 

of total

A level

 

 

 

 

 

37%

 

of total

A level

 

 

 

 

26%

 

of total

A level

 

 

 

Reported separately

 

(see Section

5)

 

 

All components include synoptic assessment.