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Chemistry A (9-1) – Gateway Science Suite J248

C1: Particles

C2: Elements, compounds and mixtures

C3: Chemical reactions

C4: Predicting and identifying reactions and products

C5: Monitoring and controlling chemical reactions

C6 Global challenges

C7: Practical skills

Chemistry A (9-1) - J248

Tier PaperAssesses contentMarks (Duration)Weighting
Foundation tier (grades 5 to 1)Paper 1C1: Particles
C2: Elements, compounds and mixtures
C3: Chemical reactions
and C7: Practical skills
90 (1 hour 45 mins)50%
Foundation tier (grades 5 to 1)Paper 2*C4: Predicting and identifying reactions and products
C5: Monitoring and controlling chemical reactions
C6 Global challenges
C7: Practical skills, with assumed knowledge of topics C1–C3
90 (1 hour 45 mins)50%
Higher tier (grades 9 to 4)Paper 3C1: Particles
C2: Elements, compounds and mixtures
C3: Chemical reactions
and C7: Practical skills
90 (1 hour 45 mins)50%
Higher tier (grades 9 to 4)Paper 4*C4: Predicting and identifying reactions and products
C5: Monitoring and controlling chemical reactions
C6 Global challenges
C7: Practical skills
with assumed knowledge of topics C1–C3
90 (1 hour 45 mins)50%

Plan: Chemistry A (9-1) - J248

TOPICYearFast hours
C1: ParticlesYr10
2 hrs
C2: Elements, compounds and mixturesYr10
7 hrs
C3: Chemical reactionsYr10
9 hrs
C4: Predicting and identifying reactions and productsYr10
4 hrs
C5: Monitoring and controlling chemical reactionsYr10/Yr11
5 hrs
C6 Global challengesYr119 hrs
C7: Practical skillsYr10/Yr116 hrs

 

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Source : https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse/gateway-science-suite-chemistry-a-j248-from-2016