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Physics A Level at Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College

Course description

Physicists look for all the hidden laws that explain why all matter (that’s every physical thing) and energy in the known universe exists, where it comes from and how it behaves the way it does. Physics will help you to build up your problem solving, research, and analytical skills. With these skills you’ll be able to test out new ideas plus question and investigate other people’s theories, which is useful for any kind of job that involves research or debate.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades at A* - C (or equivalent), including English, maths and either a B grade in physics or a BB in Core and Additional Science.


You will sit three 2 hour exams

The papers have a mixture of multiple choice exercises, short answer questions and extended answer questions. You will also answer questions on practical experiments and data analysis.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September