Physics A Level at Driffield School
The AS/A Level Course in Physics is an enjoyable continuation of the Physics visited at GCSE level, building on previous knowledge and introducing new concepts also. Physics deals with how and why things behave in the way they do. It helps to explain everything in our everyday world and beyond. Physics lies at the heart of all science, engineering and features in much of our everyday lives. An understanding of Physics is essential in many different examples; such as communication, crime solving, vehicle design on land, air and sea, medical scanning, harnessing renewable energy, exploring space and much more.
Students of this course will require 5 A* - C grades at GCSE. You will need to have at least a Grade B in GCSE Science A/Additional Science/Physics and a minimum of a Grade B in GCSE Mathematics.
Paper 1 – 2 hour Examination 34%
Paper 2 – 2 hour Examination 34%
Paper 3 – 2 hour examination 32%
Pupils are also assessed on their practical work throughout the year; successful candidates will be awarded a pass in practical skills at the end of the course.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.