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Physics at Taverham High School

Course description

Introduction and Structure:

Physics A provides a seamless transition to A Level from previous studies and develops students’ interest and enthusiasm for physics. The two AS theory units provide alternative starting points for the AS course. Unit 1 invites teachers and students to start AS Physics by venturing into the field of Particle Physics and providing a new interest and dimension to their knowledge of the subject. Unit 2 allows progression from GCSE and to develop topics already familiar to their students.

At A2, the two A2 theory units present a generally context-free approach to GCE level Physics, as at AS Level, leaving teachers to select the contexts and applications which bring the subject alive. The first unit of the A2 course develops further the knowledge, understanding and applications of Mechanics and Fields. Unit 5 covers Nuclear and Thermal Physics in Section A and provides a choice of optional topics from former Specification A in Section B

Entry requirements

Standard entry requirement for entry onto A level programmes of study is 6 GCSE’s at grade C or above. You will need to have either a B grade GCSE in Additional Science or GCSE Physics to study A level Physics

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Taverham High School directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years