What is Physics?

Physics is a curiosity-driven science that asks fundamental questions about what we find in the universe, and seeks to answer these questions by observing and experimenting.  This experimenting has led to huge technological advances that continue to radically change our lives – mobile phones, 3D medical scanning, the internet …

Course content

Motion in sport and space

Waves in music, information transmission and  Astronomy,

Materials in medicine, building and  food,

 Electrics/Electronics in space, geology and transport,

Sub atomic Physics

How will I be assessed?

This course is one of the new LINEAR A levels. All examinations will take place at the end of the course.  The AS qualification is completely separate.   A  separate Practical Endorsement will be awarded to A level candidates who can demonstrate competency in the laboratory.

You will need to have:

  • A grade B or above in Core and Additional Science or a grade B in GCSE Chemistry.

Teachers to contact: Mr. Brill or Mrs Roberts, KS5 Coordinator