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GGSE Chemistry - Separate

Subject Leader: Mr G Bradley
What Specification (syllabus) is being taught?
AQA Chemistry
What are the key topics and themes? When will they be taught?
Chemistry Paper 1 - Atomic structure and the periodic table; Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter; Quantitative chemistry; Chemical changes; and Energy changes
Chemistry Paper 2 - The rate and extent of chemical change; Organic chemistry; Chemical analysis; Chemistry of the atmosphere; and Using resources

Learners following the Separate Science pathway will sit three GCSEs, one each in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Each of these GCSEs offer the potential to sit Higher (grade 9 to 4) or Foundation (grade 5 to 1) papers.

How will my son or daughter be assessed? When do these assessments take place?
There are six examinations in the summer of Year 11: two for Biology, two for Chemistry and two for Physics. 

Each exam will last 1 hour and 45 minutes and is worth 100 marks. The “Required Practicals” taught during lesson time will also be assessed on the exams.
What can my son or daughter do to support their learning at home?
What materials are provided or available online?
- Use a CGP Chemistry Science revision guide that they can purchase from the school
- Make use of their classwork booklets
SenecaQuizletBBC BitesizeAttempt past papers at AQAPhysics and Maths tutorThe Becket Science Website