These courses have been developed for students who wish to continue with a study of Physics after GCSE. Such a course will prepare students to progress into further education, to follow courses in physics, engineering, one of the other sciences or
related subjects, or to enter employment where a knowledge of physics would be useful.
The course is structured into 6 modules:
Module 1 – Development of practical skills in physics
Module 2 – Foundations of Physics
Module 3 – Forces and motion
Module 4 – Electrons, waves and photons
Module 5 – Newtonian world and
Module 6 – Particles and medical physics
Paper 1 - Modelling Physics 2hrs 15 mins 37%
Paper 2 - Exploring Physics 2hrs 15 mins 37%
Paper 3 - Unified Physics 1 hr 30 mins 26%
Non Exam Assessment - Practical Endorsement for Physics. This is an assessment of competence assessed through a minimum of 12 practical activities and is reported separately to the A Level grade
Overall Entry Requirements:
6 GCSE's at grade 4 or above including an English and Maths.
Course Specific Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 6+6 from Combined Science and a grade 6 in Maths or grade 6 in Physics and grade 6 in Maths.