A Level Physics

What will be studied?

The course is divided into topics, each covering different key concepts in Physics.  Year 12 topics include Measurements and their errors, Particles and Radiation, Waves, Mechanics and materials and Electricity.  Year 13 topics are Further Mechanics and Thermal Physics, Fields, Nuclear and Astrophysics.

How will I be assessed?

The A Level Physics course is assessed through three written exams in June of the second year, each worth a third of the A level. Practical work is integral to the course and 15% of the total A level marks are for practical skills and understanding.

What next?

Physics is a highly respected A level which builds superior analysis and problem solving skills.  Physics can lead to careers in research, education, industry and finance.  Physics is also seen as valuable for employment in many other fields ranging from medicine to management.

Further Information:

If you need any further information about studying Physics, please contact:

Miss Port Louis – nportlouis@bluecoat.uk.com

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