Students react after A-level Chemistry Paper 1 on 10 June 2024

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Ironing everything out

The smoke has just about cleared on an explosive start to the A-level Chemistry exam, but did you end up finding the winning formula?

Opinion was divided on an iron catalyst six marker, while all that memorisation of transition metal colours? Turns out it was just for fun.

We've bundled up the top exam reactions from around the social channels - scroll down to take a look or click the links below to join in with the exam chat on The Student Room.

Exam discussion on The Student Room


Last-minute chemistry revision just sucks

@miss4ry_ Havent even memorised all the colours yet #ocr #chemistry #alevels #uk ♬ . - 🦇

And then Paper 1 came prepped with some weird questions

Which led to a few unorthodox answers

But it’s done now, so…are we OK?

What people are saying about A-level Chemistry Paper 1 on The Student Room

I got no marks on that last page I think 😭😭 Never have enough time. And what the HELL is a NaAlH4


I confidently answered 50% of the paper, other 50% I just answered 😃

Trigger Nemesis

wait what was the last question? i feel like i’ve missed a page

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