Physics A Level at Thomas Gainsborough School
Physics is at the forefront of our everyday lives and is constantly expanding human understanding of the world in which we live. It is a subject which underlies the everyday functioning of the physical world and mastery of the topics and skills allow a deep understanding of the intricate interconnectivity of the Universe.
To complete the A Level qualification, the students will also study the following 3 units and 1 additional unit from the options which will be jointly agreed between the teacher and the cohort. There are 3 exams.A Level
- Further mechanics and thermal physics
- Fields and their consequences
- Nuclear physics
- Medical physics
- Engineering physics
- Turning points in physics
Students should hold a minimum of 2 Grade 5’s in Science at GCSE, one of which must be Physics, as well as a Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics.
Physics A level is a highly sought after qualification and is applicable to many Higher Education courses. It is an excellent A Level to have if you are intending to pursue a career in any type of Engineering, Telecommunications, Medical Physics, Research, or Manufacturing, and is widely accepted in apparently unrelated disciplines such as Banking, Finance and Insurance to name but a few.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Thomas Gainsborough School directly.