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KS5 – Chemistry

This an A Level Course provided by the exam board OCR, we study Syllabus B (Salters)

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-chemistry-b-salters-h033-h433-from-2015/

A summary of the content for the A level course is as follows:

Section 2c – Development of practical skills in chemistry

  • Practical skills assessed in a written examination
  • Practical skills assessed in the practical endorsement

Section 2d – Storylines

  • Elements of life
  • Developing fuels
  • Elements from the sea
  • The ozone story
  • What’s in a medicine?
  • The chemical industry
  • Polymers and life
  • Oceans
  • Developing metals
  • Colour by design

Section 2e – Chemical literacy

This relates to the practical skills learners are expected to gain throughout the course, which are assessed throughout the written examinations and also through the Practical Endorsement.