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Please read Notice to centres - Changes to timings of examination papers.
There is no longer a January exam series for AS and A2 units. Follow this link to find out more about the changes.
We have updated all of the current A Level specifications to reflect the removal of the January series; these are now available for you to download.
This is the only change to the current A Level specifications.
This qualification is currently being redeveloped for first teaching in September 2015. To find out more visit our new qualification page below.
The specification is divided into chemical topics, each containing different key concepts of chemistry. Once the key features of a topic have been developed, applications are considered. While the teaching of practical skills may be integrated with the theoretical topics, they are assessed separately. This allows skills to be developed in a way suited to each individual centre.
This document covers Reforming A Levels: the changing landscape, Removal of January series from September 2013 and a summary of what’s planned for A Levels from 2015.
This balancing equations lesson element, or classroom activity, supports learners in transitioning between GCSE and A Level.
This PowerPoint supports the balancing equations lesson element, or classroom activity.
This document gives teachers additional background information for the balancing equations activity.