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Physics A Level at Blyth Academy

Course description

The Physics course is designed to encourage students to progress smoothly from previous studies in Physics to develop in‐depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of Physics. Students gain hands‐on practical skills and data analysis skills and appreciate how Science works and its relevance beyond the laboratory. 

Course content

What can I expect to study?

 1 Measurements and their errors

 2 Particles and radiation

 3 Waves

 4 Mechanics and materials

 5 Electricity

 6 Further mechanics and thermal physics

 7 Fields and their consequences

 8 Nuclear physics Options

 9 Astrophysics

 10 Medical physics

 11 Engineering physics

 12 Turning points in physics

 13 Electronics

Entry requirements

Students are expected to achieve a B grade in GCSE Science and a B in Maths.



Future opportunities

After studying Physics you can go on to a career in Science or Engineering and as employers appreciate the potenƟal of workers who are highly numerate and able to use abstract, logical thinking to solve problems in areas as diverse as Finance and Engineering. Physics students are able to enter many diverse careers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blyth Academy directly.

Last updated date: 10 June 2015

Key information

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