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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 has been redeveloped for first teaching in September 2015. To find out more visit our new qualification page below.
In contrast to the traditional 'topic-based' approach, Chemistry B (Salters) is 'context-led'. Chemical concepts are introduced within a relevant context, the course being written as a series of units based on contemporary issues in chemistry. Students study the chemistry in a spiral way so that chemical ideas, introduced in an early topic, are reinforced later.
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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 lesson element, or classroom activity looks at nucleophilic reactions between carbonyl compounds and hydrogen cyanide.
This document contains instructions for teachers to accompany the lesson element on nucleophilic reactions.
This pack provides teacher guidance about a range of potential approaches for delivery of this topic.
These activities support the topic exploration pack on organic structures.
This powerpoint supports activity 14 from the organic structures topic exploration pack.
This powerpoint supports activity 2 from the organic structures topic exploration pack.