Physics A level at Heathcote School & Science College
Physics helps us to understand the world around us, the world inside us and the world beyond us.
Throughout the course you will develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of physics, gain hands-on practical and data analysis skills and will appreciate how science works and its relevance beyond the laboratory.
- Measurements and their errors
- Particles and radiation
- Mechanics and materials
- Further mechanics and thermal physics (A-level only)
- Fields and their consequences (A-level only)
- Nuclear physics (A-level only)
- AS textbooks
- Physics websites
- CD koms
- Physics study days
- Industry visits
- Visiting physics lecturers
- Independent learning
The AS is assessed by two written examinations, each lasting 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The A Level is assessed by three written papers, each lasting 2 hours.
Physics A Level leads to a wide range of careers, for example in
- computer science
It forms the basis of many sciences and can lead to Higher Education courses in
- and others.
It is also valued in Business, economics and law.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heathcote School & Science College directly.