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The final assessment opportunity (first time entries) for these qualifications (H034, H434) was in summer 2016. A resit opportunity will be available in summer 2017.
Learn about resit arrangements for ‘legacy’ GCSEs, AS and A Levels
For centres in Northern Ireland, please refer to the notice to centres for the final assessment opportunities.
Our AS/A Level Chemistry suite has been redeveloped for teaching from September 2015. To find out more visit our new qualification pages 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.
Find out how the Extended Project Qualification could relate to your subject
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.