Physics at Park Hall Academy
Physics is a very challenging A level subject. In order to succeed teachers will assist the students to develop their mathematical and practical skills through both theoretical and practical lessons.
Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and will supported in devoping the skills of self evaluation, target setting and tenacity.
In year 1 you will cover 3 units:
Unit 1 - Particles, Quantum Phenomena and Electricity
Unit 2 - Mechanics, Materials and Waves
Unit 3 - Investigative and Practical Skills in Physics
In year 2 you will cover units:
Unit 4 - Fields and Further Mechanics
Unit 5 - Optional unit in either Astrophysics, Medical Physics, Applied Physics or Turning Points in Physics plus compulsory unit in Nuclear and Thermal Physics.
Unit 6 - Investigative and Practical skills in Physics
5 grade A-C in GCSE examined subjects plus the addition of Grade B or above in GCSE Science and Mathematics
The A Level Physics course will provide students with analytical, mathematical and investigative skills and will put Physics into a real-world context for students
A Level Physics is useful for a wide variety of career paths and higher education options including:
Degree level Physics
Research and Development
Other Science Degrees
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Park Hall Academy directly.