IGCSE CHEMISTRY 0620

Why choose Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry?

 

Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry is accepted by universities and employers as proof of essential knowledge and ability. As well as a subject focus, the chemistry syllabus enables learners to: 

  • better understand the technological world, with an informed interest in scientific matters 
  • recognise the usefulness (and limitations) of scientific method, and how to apply this to other disciplines and in everyday life 
  • develop relevant attitudes, such as a concern for accuracy and precision, objectivity, integrity, enquiry, initiative and inventiveness 
  • develop an interest in, and care for, the environment 
  • better understand the influence and limitations placed on scientific study by society, economy, technology, ethics, the community and the environment 
  • develop an understanding of the scientific skills essential for both further study and everyday life.

Assessment at a glance:

Paper 2 

45 minutes. A multiple-choice paper consisting of 40 items of the four-choice type. This paper will test assessment objectives AO1 and AO2. Questions will be based on the Extended syllabus content (Core and Supplement). This paper will be weighted at 30% of the final total mark

Paper 4 

1 hour 15 minutes. A written paper consisting of short-answer and structured questions. This paper will test assessment objectives AO1 and AO2. Questions will be based on the Extended syllabus content (Core and Supplement). 80 marks This paper will be weighted at 50% of the final total mark.

Paper 6 

1 hour Alternative to Practical. This paper will test assessment objective AO3. Questions will be based on the experimental skills in Section 7. The paper is structured to assess grade ranges A*–G. 40 marks This paper will be weighted at 20% of the final total mark