Module 1 - Development of practical skills in physics
Module 2 - Foundations in physics – physical quantities, units, measurements and data analysis
Module 3 - Forces and motion – Force, motion, momentum, energy, power and materials
Module 4 - Electrons, waves and photons – current , charge, resistance, circuit theory, waves, quantum physics
June of Year 12
Breadth in Physics assesses content from all AS modules (50%) - 90 minute exam
Depth in Physics assesses content from all AS modules (50%) – 90 minute exam
Practical endorsement – not examined and reported separately
Exam Board: OCR Physics A
5 Grade 4’s and above to include Grade 6 in GCSE Physics or Double Science and Grade 6 in Mathematics.
You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses such as Chemistry and Biology or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Physics, which could lead onto higher education in a science related subject or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Physics such as Science Technician or Electronics Engineer. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.