North East Futures UTC

GCSE Chemistry

Subject content

Our Chemistry course will cover topics on each of the following:

Atomic structure and the periodic table

Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter,

Quantitative chemistry,

Chemical changes,

Energy changes,

The rate and extent of chemical change,

Organic chemistry,

Chemical analysis,

Chemistry of the atmosphere,

and Using resources.

Assessment

Paper 1
What’s assessed?

This paper will test students on the first half of the topics:

Atomic structure and the periodic table,

Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter,

Quantitative chemistry, Chemical changes,

and Energy changes.

How’s it assessed?

Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes (Foundation and Higher Tier)

100 marks

50% of GCSE

Paper 2
What’s assessed?

This paper assesses students on the second half of the topics:

The rate and extent of chemical change,

Organic chemistry,

Chemical analysis,

Chemistry of the atmosphere

and Using Resources.

How’s it assessed?

Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes (Foundation and Higher Tier)

100 marks

50% of GCSE

Other Year 10 Subjects

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GCSE MathematicsGCSE BiologyVocational Health ScienceGCSE Spanish
GCSE English Literature GCSE ChemistryVocational Computer ScienceGCSE Art
GCSE English LanguageGCSE PhysicsGCSE Geography
non-GCSE Heath and Fitness, Personal Development, independent and Project timeGCSE Computer ScienceGCSE History