Physics tells us stories about how the world works and leads to exciting technologies that can improve our lives.
A-level Physics – Year 12
Your study will include imaging (digital cameras to brain scans), sensing, communication (email, fax and mobile phone), designer materials, waves and quantum behaviour, space and time.
A-level Physics – Year 13
You will study the universe, its origins and future, matter in extremes, very hot and very cold, fields (electric and magnetic), fundamental particles and ionising radiation.
Paper 1 : 41%
Multiple choice and structured questions
Paper 2 : 37%
Structured questions, extended response and advanced notice material
Paper 3 : 22%
Structured questions, problem solving, calculations and practical skills
7 Higher Grades:
- GCSE Maths Grade 6 and Combined Science Grade 6-6 or Physics Grade 6
- Grade 4 (or above) for English
- Grade 4 (or above) for other GCSE subjects
- 1 BTEC (or equivalent) at Merit or above may be included within the 7 grades
Subject Lead for Physics
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