OCR-A

 

AS-Level

  • Paper 1 is Breadth in chemistry 
  • Paper 2 is Depth in Chemistry 
Paper 1 and paper 2 are both a total of 70 marks, each makes up 50% of the AS grade. On paper 1 section A is 20 multiple choice questions and section B is short answer and extended response questions.


A-Level


  • Paper 1 is Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry
  •  Paper 2 is Synthesis and analytical techniques
  •  Paper 3 is Unified Chemistry

Paper 1 and paper 2 are both a total of 100 marks, each paper makes up 37% of the A-level grade. Section A is 15 multiple choice questions and section B is short answer and extended response questions. Paper 3 is worth 70 marks making up 26% of the A-level. There are range of question styles including short answer, calculations and extended response.