Edexcel AS Chemistry

BioChem Tuition prepares determined students in all three units of Edexcel AS Chemistry through detailed knowledge, past paper practice and mock examination practice to help them attain grade A or A*



Edexcel AS Units consist of

The Core Principles of Chemistry

Application of Core Principles of Chemistry

Chemistry Laboratory Skills I



Tuition Plan: Unit 6CH01

Unit 6CH01: The Core Principles of Chemistry

Paper code: 6CH01


Friday 22nd May 2015
20% of Advanced GCE Chemistry

Overview of content:

1: Formulae, Equations and Amount of Substance.
2: Energetics
3: Atomic structure and periodic table.
4: Bonding
5: Introductory organic chemistry

Overview of assessment

The unit is assessed through a 1 hour and 30 min written examination paper set in two sections:
Section A: Multiple choice questions
Section B: Short-answer and extended answer questions


Grades A–E are available.


How BioChem Tuition prepares students to achieve an A or A* for 6CH01

  • Intensive Tutoring

    1. Cover 6CH01 Specification
    2. Practice examination style questions

  • Past papers practice

    1. Solve 6CH01 past papers
    2. Revisit the mistakes/revise topics

  • Mock Examination Practice

    1. Sit mock examination papers
    2. Revisit the mistakes/revise topics

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Tuition Plan: Unit 6CH02

Unit 6CH02: Application of Core Principles of Chemistry

Paper code: 6CH02


Tuesday 2nd June 2015
20% of Advanced GCE Chemistry

Overview of content:

1: Shapes of molecules & ions, intermediate bonding and bond polarity
2: Intermolecular forces
3: Redox reactions.
4: The periodic table – group 2 and 7
5: Kinetics and Chemical equilibrium
6: Organic Chemistry

Overview of assessment

The unit is assessed through a 1 hour and 30 min written examination paper set in three sections:
Section A: Multiple choice questions
Section B: Short-answer and extended answer questions
Section C: Contemporary context questions


Grades A–E are available.


How BioChem Tuition prepares students to achieve an A or A* for 6CH02

  • Intensive Tutoring

    1. Cover 6CH02 Specification
    2. Practice examination style questions

  • Past papers practice

    1. Solve 6CH02 past papers
    2. Revisit the mistakes/revise topics

  • Mock Examination Practice

    1. Sit mock examination papers
    2. Revisit the mistakes/revise topics

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Tuition Plan: Unit 6CH03

Unit 6CH03: Chemistry Laboratory Skills I

Paper code: 6CH03


Internal assessment
10% of Advanced GCE Chemistry

Overview of content:

1: Practical assessments covering content of units 1 and 2 – physical, organic and inorganic chemistry.

Overview of assessment

The laboratory skills are assessed through 4 different ways:
Activity A: General practical competence
Activity B: Qualitative observation [14 marks]
Activity C: Quantitative observation [14 marks]
Activity D: Preparation of a chemical [12 marks]


The total number of marks is 40.


Grades A–E are available.


How BioChem Tuition prepares students to achieve an A or A* for 6CH03

  • Qualitative

    1. Learn to carry out experiment
    2. Record valid observations and organise results

  • Quantitative

    1. Learn to demonstrate safety in practicals
    2. Analyse experimental data and derive valid conclusions

  • Evaluative

    1. Learn to analyse data critically
    2. Suggest improvement in the experiments

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