Report an Issue

IGCSE Chemistry Revision Notes

Explore the world of chemistry with our iGCSE Chemistry revision notes. Organised by topic and exam board, these notes provide a comprehensive understanding of chemical concepts from identifying ions to endothermic and exothermic reactions. Enhance your preparation with our iGCSE Chemistry past papers and track your progress as you revise.


Read some of our most frequently asked questions and answers

Should I write my own iGCSE Chemistry revision notes?

Writing your own revision notes is a good example of active learning as you are engaging in the subject matter, rather than passively reading a textbook. However, you don't have to start from scratch. You can use our notes as a base and add to them or you can make flashcards as an extra summary and use them to revise when you need a recap.

What are the essential topics I should focus on for the IGCSE Chemistry exam?

Core topics include atomic structure, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, acids and bases, and the periodic table. Understanding these fundamentals is crucial for success.

Are there any effective study strategies for mastering chemical equations and formulas?

Create flashcards for common equations and formulae. Practice balancing chemical equations and solving numerical problems to reinforce your understanding.

What resources should I use to prepare for the IGCSE Chemistry exam?

There are many resources out there for iGCSE Chemsitry prep. However, it's important to remember not to overcomplicate your revision by buying lots of resources and using too many websites. Think about how you learn best (e.g. flashcards, writing notes, reading or watching/listening) and find resources that match that. The most important thing is that you are comfortable with the resources you use.

How should I approach the different types of questions in the exam, such as multiple-choice, structured, and extended response questions?

For multiple-choice questions, eliminate obviously incorrect options and choose the best answer. For structured and extended response questions, organize your thoughts, provide clear explanations, and use appropriate terminology to maximise your marks. Practising these types of questions and looking at how the mark scheme works will help you to include the most important information.