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CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL

CARIBBEAN SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATE


PHYSICS
CXC SYLLABUS:

SECTION A MECHANICS
SECTION B THERMAL PHYSICS AND
KINETIC THEORY
SECTION C WAVES & OPTICS
SECTION D ELECTRICITY AND
MAGNETISM
SECTION E PHYSICS OF THE ATOM
PAPER ONE – 1 HR 15 MINS (60 multiple choice)

PAPER TWO – 2 HR 30 MINS (1 compulsory question, data analysis question, 2 structured


questions and 3 extended response questions).

Profiles.

Profile Paper 1 Paper Paper Total


Section d
2 3/ SBA percentage
Knowledge & 50 35 _____ 43 % static electricity
electric charge
comprehension
electric fields
Application 10 55 10 37% current electricity

Experimental ______ 10 30 20% electrical quantities


power and energy
skills
direct and alternating
total 60 100 40 100 % current
circuits and components
Section B Section C types of cells
Section A
The nature of heat Types of waves electricity in the home
the scientific method
Temperature Wave parameters electronics
the simple pendulum
Phases of matter Sound waves logic gates
measurement
The gas laws Wave phenomena magnetism
scalars and vectors
Specific heat Electromagnetic waves electromagnetism
forces
capacity Optics (the wave E.M.F- electromagnetic
moments
Specific latent heat particle duality) force
motion
Reflection Function of transformers
energy
Refraction and motors
work Section E
Lenses
power Models of the atom
Image from lenses
hydrostatics Structure of the atom
Radioactivity
Half life
Radio isotopes
Nuclear energy

Created by Gowkarran Lall & Steven Cheong


CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL
CARIBBEAN SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
Chemistry

CXC SYLLABUS

SECTION A PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY


SECTION B ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
SECTION C INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

PAPER ONE – 1 HR 15 MINS (60 MULTIPLE CHOICE)

PAPER TWO- 2 HR 30 MINS

 1 CUMPULSORY
 DATA ANALYSIS QUESTION
 2 STRUCTURED QUESTIONS
 3 EXTENDED RESPONSE QUESTIONS

PROFILES:

Profile Paper 1 Paper Paper Total


2 3/ SBA percentage
Knowledge & 50 35 _____ 43 %
comprehension
Application 10 55 10 37%

Experimental ______ 10 30 20%


skills
total 60 100 40 100 %

SECTION A SECTION B
States of matter Sources of hydrocarbon compound
Mixtures and separations Organic chemistry
Atomic structure Reactions of carbon compounds
Periodic table Polymerization
Structure and bonding
Mole concept
Acids, bases and salts SECTION C
Oxidation and reduction Characteristics of metals
Electro chemistry Reactivity and extraction of metals
Rates of reaction Uses of metals
Energetics Impact of metals on living systems and
the environment.
Non-metals
Qualitative analysis (high level mole
concept)

Created by Gowkarran Lall & Steven Cheong