Key Dates

All dates are approximate

S3

A range of class assessments as appropriate.

S4

A range of class assessments and SQA National Qualification Unit Assessments as appropriate.

National 3

  • Chemical Changes and Structure – Assessment completed by June
  • Nature’s Chemistry – Assessment completed by October
  • Chemistry in Society – Assessment completed by April

National 4

  • Chemical Changes and Structure – Assessment completed by June
  • Nature’s Chemistry – Assessment completed by October
  • Chemistry in Society – Assessment completed by April
  • Added Value Unit – Assessment completed by December

National 5

  • Chemical Changes and Structure – Assessment completed by August
  • Nature’s Chemistry – Assessment completed by October
  • Chemistry in Society – Assessment completed by April
  • Added Value – Assignment completed by December
  • Added Value – Question paper in May/June SQA exam diet

S5/6

National 5

  • Chemical Changes and Structure – Assessment completed by August
  • Nature’s Chemistry – Assessment completed by October
  • Chemistry in Society – Assessment completed by April
  • Added Value – Assignment completed by December
  • Added Value – Question paper in May/June SQA exam diet

Higher

  • Unit 1 Chemical changes and structure (half unit)-October
  • Unit 2 Nature’s Chemistry- November
  • Researching chemistry and assignment (half unit)-February
  • Unit 3 Chemistry in Society- April

Advanced Higher

  • Unit 3 Researching chemistry- August
  • Unit 1 inorganic and physical chemistry- October
  • Project- December
  • Unit 2 Organic chemistry and instrumental analysis- April

All S4 – 6 national 5, higher or advanced higher pupils will complete a prelim exam in January.