Physics AS/A-Level at Shire Oak Academy
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
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.
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.