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Physics AS/A-Level at Shire Oak Academy

Course description

In Y12: During the AS component of the course, students will complete four modules.

  • Development of Practical Skills in Physics
  • Foundations in Physics
  • Forces and Motion
  • Electrons, Waves and Photons

In Y13: A2 students will complete an additional two modules.

  • Newtonian World and Astrophysics
  • Particles and Medical Physics

Entry requirements

Preferably grade A* -B in GCSE Physics is usually required. An alternative would be at least BB in Science. Students should also have a good understanding of maths, so a good grade in GCSE Mathematics is beneficial.

Future opportunities

A-level Physics will prepare students to enter further education, to follow courses in physics, engineering, any other science or related subjects, or to enter employment where a knowledge of physics would be useful.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shire Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years