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Paper 1 Summary

What's assessed

Chemistry topics 8–12: Atomic structure and the periodic table; Bonding, structure, 
and the properties of matter; Quantitative chemistry; Chemical changes; and Energy changes.

How it's assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes

  • Foundation and Higher Tier

  • 70 marks

  • 16.7% of GCSE


Multiple choice, structured, closed short answer, and open response.

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