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Physics

Minimum Entry Criteria

Desired: 7 in Physics and 7 in Maths

Essential: 6 in Physics and 7 in Maths

Board

Edexcel

Outline of the Course

  • Unit 1: Working as a Physicist
  • Unit 2: Mechanics
  • Unit 3: Electric Circuits
  • Unit 4: Materials
  • Unit 5: Waves and the Particle Nature of Light
  • Unit 6: Further Mechanics
  • Unit 7: Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Unit 8: Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Unit 9: Thermodynamics
  • Unit 10: Space
  • Unit 11: Nuclear Radiation
  • Unit 12: Gravitational Fields
  • Unit 13: Oscillations

Assessment

 
Type of Assessment
Duration
Weighting
1
Core/Advanced Physics 1
1 hour 45 minutes
30%
2
Core/Advanced Physics 2
1 hour 45 minutes
30%
3
Advanced Physics 3
2 hours 30 minutes
40%

Sixth-Form-Programme-of-Courses-2023.pdfPhysics Summer Task

Physics Endeavour Task