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A Level Physics at Kirk Hallam Community Academy

Course description

Year 1
The study of Mechanics and Materials and their application in industry and medicine. Forces and Energy,
Speed and Acceleration, mechanical testing of products, the flow of liquids and designer materials for medical
uses. The study of waves, DC electricity and the wave / particle nature of light.
Year 2
The study of further Mechanics (circular motion), electric and magnetic fields and particle physics. The study
of thermal energy, nuclear decay, oscillations, astrophysics and cosmology

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above.You will need a minimum of 2 B grades in GCSE science subjects and a minimum B grade in Maths. We strongly advise that this course is taken alongside Maths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kirk Hallam Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 November 2014

Key information

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