Chemistry – Key Stage 5

Year 12

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AutumnModule 1 Development of Practical Skills in Chemsitry
• Planning
• Implementing
• Analysis
• evaluation
Module 2 – Foundations in Chemistry
• Atoms, compounds, molecules and equations
• Amount of substance
• Acid–base and redox reactions
• Electrons, bonding and structure
Maths Skills
Mid Term exam
Factual Recall tests
Past Papers / Exam Practice
Scientific PAG activities to develop practical skills
SpringModule 1 Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry
• Planning
• Implementing
• Analysis
• evaluation
Module 3 – Periodic table and energy
• The periodic table and periodicity
• Group 2 and the halogens
• Qualitative analysis
• Enthalpy changes
• Reaction rates and equilibrium (qualitative)
Maths Skills
Jan PPE Exams:
Breadth in Chemistry 70 marks 1hr 30 –50%
Depth in Chemistry 70 marks 1hr 30 – 50%
Factual Recall tests
Past Papers / Exam Practice
Scientific PAG activities to develop practical skills
SummerModule 1 Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry
• Planning
• Implementing
• Analysis
• Evaluation
Module 4 – Core organic chemistry
• Basic concepts
• Hydrocarbons
• Alcohols and haloalkanes
• Organic synthesis
• Analytical techniques (IR and MS)

Maths Skills
End of Year Exams:
Breadth in Chemistry 70 marks 1hr 30 –50%
Depth in Chemistry 70 marks 1hr 30 – 50%
Factual Recall tests
Past Papers / Exam Practice
Scientific PAG activities to develop practical skills
The components for the final assessment grade are as follows:
100% Exam
Practical Endorsement in Chemistry (no exam assessment)

Year 13

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AutumnModule 1 Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry
• Planning
• Implementing
• Analysis
• evaluation
Module 5 – Physical chemistry and transition Elements
• Reaction rates and equilibrium (quantitative)
• pH and buffers
• Enthalpy, entropy and free energy
• Redox and electrode potentials
• Transition elements
Maths Skills
Mid Term Exam
Factual Recall Tests
Past Papers / Exam Practice
Scientific PAG activities to develop practical skills
SpringModule 1 Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry
• Planning
• Implementing
• Analysis
• evaluation
Module 6 – Organic chemistry and analysis
• Aromatic compounds
• Carbonyl compounds
• Carboxylic acids and esters
• Nitrogen compounds
• Polymers
• Organic synthesis
• Chromatography and spectroscopy (NMR)
Maths Skills
Jan PPE Exams:
Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry 100 marks 2 hours 15 minutes 37%
Synthesis and analytical techniques 100 marks 2 hours 15 minutes 37%
Unified chemistry 70 marks 1 hour 30 minutes 26%
Factual Recall tests
Past Papers / Exam Practice
Scientific PAG activities to develop practical skills
SummerModule 1 Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry
• Planning
• Implementing
• Analysis
• Evaluation
Interleaving Yr12 / 13 content
Review of Modules 2, 3 and 4
Maths Skills
End of Year Exams:
Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry 100 marks 2 hours 15 minutes 37%
Synthesis and analytical techniques 100 marks 2 hours 15 minutes 37%
Unified chemistry 70 marks 1 hour 30 minutes 26%

Factual Recall tests
Past Papers / Exam Practice
Scientific PAG activities to develop practical skills
The components for the final assessment grade are as follows:
100% Exam
Practical Endorsement in Chemistry (no exam assessment)
Course Information
Department
Science

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