A Level Physics at St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy - Trinity Sixth Form
The course is taugh by very experienced tutors who share 5 lessons a week. Each student is provided with a text book for the specification.
Theory lessons are taught and practice problems are set to answer. Maths support is available for those who need it.
There is a residential vist to CERN in Geneva at the end of year 12.
The full A Level consists of two years, with all examinations taking place at the end of the course. There is still an option to complete an AS Physics qualification but this will not contribute to the full A Level.
The first year of the course consists of 5 topics:
- Measurements and their errors
- Particles and Radiation
- Mechanics and materials
The above units will also contribute to the stand alone AS Physics course.
The second year of the course consists of 3 core and 1 optional unit.
6. Further Mechanics and thermal Physics
7. Fields and their consequences
8. Nuclear Physics
One option chosen from:
12. Turning points in Physics
There are also 12 core practicals that must be completed during the course, which will be examined ona written paper.
5 A* to C including English and Maths
GCSE Grade B and above in Additional Science or Physics
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy - Trinity Sixth Form directly.