Summer 2022: View Specification and Specification Addendum in place for the 2021/22 academic year for those candidates completing their course in Summer 2022. View other up-to-date information on Summer 2022 awarding and assessment arrangements.

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In this specification both Component 1 and Component 2 are controlled assessment components. These include tasks such as producing a portfolio of experimental work and developing ideas in response to a stimulus paper.

Should your centre require printed copies of the above pre-release paper; or (for the year 2021/22 only) the Component 1: Part B Live task; please email [email protected] with the following information:

  • Centre Number
  • Centre Name
  • No. of copies required (one copy per candidate entered)
  • Contact Name (for delivery purposes)