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A Level Physics

This course provides a rigorous coverage of all the fundamentals of Physics. This makes a perfect platform for further study.

What can this course lead to?

Unit content [Exam Board: Edexcel]

Core Physics 1 (AS) Core Physics 2 (AS) Advanced
Physics 1
(A Level)
Advanced
Physics 2
(A Level)
General & Practical Principles in Physics (A Level) Science Practical Endorsement
(A Level)
Working as a Physicist
Mechanics
Electric Gravity
Working as a Physicist
Materials
Waves & Particles
Nature of Light
Working as a Physicist
Mechanics
Electric Gravity
Further Mechanics
Electric & Magnetic Fields
Nuclear & Particle Physics
Working as a Physicist
Materials
Waves & Particles
Nature of Light
Thermodynamics
Space
Nuclear Radiation
Gravitational Fields
Oscillations
Synoptic questions on 2 or more different topics in the Specification. Students should use relevant apparatus & techniques to develop a specific practical skill

 

Method of Assessment

Core Physics 1 (AS) Core Physics 2 (AS) Advanced
Physics 1
(A Level)
Advanced
Physics 2
(A Level)
General & Practical Principles in Physics (A Level) Science Practical Endorsement
(A Level)
1 hour 45 min
Exam 50%
1 hour 45 min
Exam 50%
1 hour 45 min
Exam 30%
1 hour 45 min
Exam 30%
2 hours 30 min
Exam 40%
Internally Assessed

Minimum Entry Requirements

B grades in GCSE Science and Additional Science or B grade in Triple Science Physics and a B grade in Maths.

Further information

Edexcel A' Level Physics specification

For further information, please contact Dr Forsythe (Head of Science) at the school.

 

 

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