Chemistry AS Level - 9701



This subject is equivalent to a subject on the 'approved list' for University Entrance.

Recommended Background:

Chemistry IGCSE with a Grade B or above. Chemistry AS requires skills and knowledge from studying Year 11 Chemistry. Students scoring less than a B or who have not done Chemistry IGCSE, need to seek approval from the Faculty Head.

Course Description:

The final AS grade is based upon a 77% external examination and a 23% external practical examination.


  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Introduction to skills for Paper 35
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Particles - Atoms & Molecules
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Practical Skills for Paper 35


Paper 13 Multi-Choice External Compulsory Weighting: 31%
Paper 23 Structure Questions External Compulsory Weighting: 46%
Paper 35 or 36 Advanced Practical Skills External Compulsory Weighting: 23%