UK CHEMISTRY SYLLABUSES (16 to 18)
I assume that you want to get the best grade you possibly can with the minimum of effort! Getting a good grade is rather like playing a game with your examiners - in which they make up the rules (and occasionally change them). You aren't going to win unless you know those rules.
Before you do anything else:
How to download a copy of your syllabus
Finding your way to the right syllabus
Most of the following links take you to the front page of each of the websites. In most cases, you will then have to find your own way to your syllabus. This is because these sites are liable to change.
Be aware that the syllabuses are called by various names.
In the A level system they are known as specifications. You want GCE Advanced and Advanced Subsidiary (A and AS) Chemistry.
In Scotland they are known as Arrangements Documents.
Finding the syllabuses is usually straightforward (I've given some help where this isn't the case) - finding other information may take you longer!
The A level Exam Boards:
Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers:
Problems reading the downloaded syllabus?
Most syllabuses are available only in pdf format. You need software such as Adobe Acrobat Reader to access it. You have almost certainly got this (or the equivalent) software on your computer, but if your computer is old, you may not have the latest version.
If your downloaded syllabus won't open, it may be that the syllabus was created in a newer version of the Reader than you've got. You will have to download a new version of Reader.
If you need a new version of Acrobat Reader, use this link:
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