National 5 chemistry provides learners with the opportunity to develop and apply skills and increase their depth of knowledge and understanding.

Class Notes and Resources (homework, summary notes etc.):



To achieve Chemistry National 5, learners must pass:

  • An Assignment (20%)
  • A final exam question paper (80%)


A grade (A - D) will be awarded to candidates based on their performance in the assessments. All assessments are externally marked by SQA.

National 5 Chemistry - Past papers
National 5 Chemistry - Assignment