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    OCR Chemistry A, A Level Exam Dates
    • H432/1 Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry (2h 15min) Tue 13 June pm
    • H432/2 Synthesis and analytical techniques (2h 15min) Mon 19 June am
    • H432/3 Unified Chemistry (1h 30min) Tue 27 June am Unofficial Markscheme

    Couldn't find a thread that had already started for the OCR Chemistry A exam for year 2, but I think it's a good idea to be thinking about the exam right through the year for top grades!


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    http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/171720-...try-a-h432.pdf

    Specimen papers:




    Let's work together! Know any great resources for revision? Let me know and I'll update this post.
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    Hi I'm also doing the OCR chemistry paper this year! How did you find the AS papers?


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    (Original post by skittles17)
    Hi I'm also doing the OCR chemistry paper this year! How did you find the AS papers?


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    they were okay, i made so many silly mistakes but still managed to get As on both papers, what about you?
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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    they were okay, i made so many silly mistakes but still managed to get As on both papers, what about you?
    Wow I'm so jel, well done! I got a high B and a low B in each paper so unfortunately it averaged out to a B 😭 I'm aiming for an A though so ik just happy we did the AS exams because now I know where I stand so I can push harder for that A! If you don't mind me asking, how do you revise for chemistry? I did revision posters and past papers so I was really disappointed when I got a B 😔


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    (Original post by skittles17)
    Wow I'm so jel, well done! I got a high B and a low B in each paper so unfortunately it averaged out to a B 😭 I'm aiming for an A though so ik just happy we did the AS exams because now I know where I stand so I can push harder for that A! If you don't mind me asking, how do you revise for chemistry? I did revision posters and past papers so I was really disappointed when I got a B 😔


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    The AS don't matter at all so you still can get that A!
    For each test I had throughout the year I made cue cards from the spec. Then before the summer exams I went through them all (which was long and frustrating) but it's efficient revision because I didn't do any past papers and got an A on each paper in biology and chemistry, so it works!


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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    The AS don't matter at all so you still can get that A!
    For each test I had throughout the year I made cue cards from the spec. Then before the summer exams I went through them all (which was long and frustrating) but it's efficient revision because I didn't do any past papers and got an A on each paper in biology and chemistry, so it works!


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    Thank you for the optimism and the advice! I think cue cards are the way to go because they seem quiet popular on TSR x


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    (Original post by skittles17)
    Thank you for the optimism and the advice! I think cue cards are the way to go because they seem quiet popular on TSR x


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    No problem how are you finding A2 chemistry?


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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    No problem how are you finding A2 chemistry?


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    It's good but I hate the rates topic with the Arrhenius equation and rate constants so I need to do focused revision on that topic lol


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    (Original post by skittles17)
    It's good but I hate the rates topic with the Arrhenius equation and rate constants so I need to do focused revision on that topic lol


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    I haven't been so focussed this year due to UCAS and admissions tests, so you're one step ahead of me 😂


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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    I haven't been so focussed this year due to UCAS and admissions tests, so you're one step ahead of me 😂


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    Nah I had my first chemistry topic test the day after my ukcat so I flopped it and got a C and my next topic test is the day after my bmat so the pressures on to redeem myself 😭😂


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    (Original post by skittles17)
    Nah I had my first chemistry topic test the day after my ukcat so I flopped it and got a C and my next topic test is the day after my bmat so the pressures on to redeem myself 😭😂


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    Omg mine is the day after too. It's important to do well in the BMAT though, we can always catch up on topics over Christmas or something


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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    Omg mine is the day after too. It's important to do well in the BMAT though, we can always catch up on topics over Christmas or something


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    Yeah that's what I think too because we only have 1 chance at bmat so is of more importance atm. I'm going to try ask for an extension for the test though because I need to get an A in it fingers crossed 🙏


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    (Original post by skittles17)
    Yeah that's what I think too because we only have 1 chance at bmat so is of more importance atm. I'm going to try ask for an extension for the test though because I need to get an A in it fingers crossed 🙏


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    Yeah me too 🙏🏾


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    If anyone has the AS paper, could you be kind enough to email it to me because I really have to improve my grade. I will be grateful. Thanks!
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    (Original post by coconut64)
    If anyone has the AS paper, could you be kind enough to email it to me because I really have to improve my grade. I will be grateful. Thanks!
    What did you get? I have the paper but they've got my answers all over them :/ don't think its what you're looking for though


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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    What did you get? I have the paper but they've got my answers all over them :/ don't think its what you're looking for though


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    I am actually doing the a level exam but really want to do more practice. is it possible for you to download from your schools website ? my teacher will never give it to me, even though I just want to improve. thanks
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    (Original post by coconut64)
    I am actually doing the a level exam but really want to do more practice. is it possible for you to download from your schools website ? my teacher will never give it to me, even though I just want to improve. thanks
    i don't have access to it, only teachers do. i actually paid for my original paper so that i can work on my mistakes
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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    i don't have access to it, only teachers do. i actually paid for my original paper so that i can work on my mistakes
    If you don't mind could you send me a most of the topics that were in each paper whenever you have spare time (if we get any this year lol) xxx


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    (Original post by skittles17)
    If you don't mind could you send me a most of the topics that were in each paper whenever you have spare time (if we get any this year lol) xxx


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    Sure, dm after the BMAT to remind me


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    (Original post by CutieTootsie)
    i don't have access to it, only teachers do. i actually paid for my original paper so that i can work on my mistakes
    So there is no way you can get it from your teacher ? Sorry to bother you but I really wanna do well that's why. If u can't then, dw. Thanks
 
 
 
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