Physics AS/A2 Level at Abbotsfield School
Physics is a fascinating subject which takes you from the minuscule to the massive. You will need the ability to grasp theoretical concepts whilst also enjoying designing and conducting practical experiments. The course has included the opportunity of a trip to CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. On top of this, Physics is a highly regarded subject by Universities and beyond.
ASAS modules: 1styear of studyssessment
1 Measurements and their errors
2 Particles and radiation
4 Mechanics and materials
A2 modules: 2nd
year of study
6 Further mechanics and thermal physics
7 Fields and their consequences
8 Nuclear physics
And one of the following:
10 Medical physics
11 Engineering physics
12 Turning points in physics
• A*-B grade in GCSE Science.
• A keen interest in the subject.
• A strong mathematical ability.
ASAS modules: 1styear of studyAssessment
Paper 1 - Sections 1-5
Paper 2 - Sections 1-5
10% of total A level mark , Coursework completed and marked internally
A2A2 modules: 2ndyear of studyAssessment
Paper 1 - Sections 1 to 5 and 6.1 (Periodic motion)
Paper 2 - Sections 6.2 (Thermal Physics), 7 and 8 as well as assumed knowledge
from sections 1 to 6.
Section A Compulsory section: Practical skills and data analysis
Section B: Students enter for one of sections 9, 10, 11, 12 or 13
Studying Physics can lead to careers in: Engineering, Architecture, Science, Teaching, Nuclear Industry, Dentistry, Medical, Veterinary, Computing, Accountancy.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Abbotsfield School directly.