AS Level Chemistry · OCR (legacy)

Dates Available
Week 1: Monday 28 March – Friday 1 April
Week 2: Monday 4 – Friday 8 April
Week 3: Monday 11 – Friday 15 April

Boards
OCR-A H034

Length of Course
20 hours

Times
9am to 1pm daily

The course examines key topic areas and extensive use will be made of exam-based AS level questions to illustrate relevant principles. Revision notes and model answers will be provided, where appropriate. 

The course consists of the following topics:

Unit 1 F321 · Atoms, bonds and groups

This unit looks at:

  • The structure of the atom, how atoms bond and the relationship of bonding to the physical properties of different substances. 
  • Redox, reactions of acids and the chemistry of groups two and seven

Unit 2 F322 · Chains, energy and resources

This unit looks at:

  • Basic physical and organic chemistry
  • Environmental impact of chemical substances
  • Chemistry of alkanes, alkenes, alcohols and halogenoalkanes, energetics, rates of reaction and equilibrium.

F323 (Practical skills) not covered on this course