GCSE Physics gives students knowledge about the ideas and laws controlling the behaviour of things that make up the physical world around us. Physics looks at mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism and the structure of atoms. This subject requires a good knowledge of maths.
This is the linear 9-1 GCSE qualification. A linear qualification means that students must sit all their exams at the end of the course in June. The qualification can be taken at either Foundation Tier or Higher Tier. The lessons will involve a mixture of classroom based lectures and practical lessons in our specialist science laboratories. Students will study the following topics
- Particle model of matter
- Atomic structure
- Magnetism and electromagnetism
- Space physics
The course is assessed by two written exams, each worth 50% of the final marks. The exam questions will be a mixture of multiple choice: structured; closed short answer and open response questions. On completion students progress to A-Level Physics or a Level 3 vocational qualification in science.
Suitability - Who should attend?
Four GCSEs at grade D / 3 to include GCSE Science.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
GCSE or equivalent
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