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Required practical guide: GCSEs in England & Wales


See relevant Learn Chemistry resources for each of the required practicals.

First teaching of these new specifications is September 2016.



Age Group

14 to 16 years






























A guidance resource for teachers to match their GCSE chemistry specifications in England to core practical resources. This should provide additional ideas for teachers to enrich class practicals and improve students practical skills. The Welsh guide is also available.


Use the documents to find out more about the new specifications and explore Learn Chemistry resources.

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