Physics A Level at Beverley High School
There is a great emphasis on continual assessment of practical work. It provides an exciting challenge for students interested in finding out about the world around us.
There is some mathematical work in the A-Level course. This is covered as part of the A-Level teaching.
During the A-Level course you will complete the following units:
Particles and radiation
Waves and optics
Materials and Mechanics
The units are:
Further mechanics and thermal physics
The choice of an optional topic from: - Astrophysics, Medical Physics, Engineering Physics, Turning points in Physics, and Electronics.
Entry on to the A2 level depends on the successful completion of the AS course.
The study of mathematics is NOT a pre-requisite of this course.
There is a continual assessment of the practical work.
Physicists have many of the transferable skills that are highly valued by employers. They are analytical and creative and are experts at problem solving. The following are examples of jobs that people with A level Physics do: careers in medicine and health care, veterinary medicine, product design, architecture, computer industry (including computer games design), meteorology, environmental conservation and engineering (mechanical, aeronautical, civil etc)
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beverley High School directly.