Physics AS Level at Wheatley Park School
Physics is the study of the Universe, encompassing the smallest subatomic particles and the largest galaxies. The A Level course develops some topics studied at GCSE in far greater depth, and introduces some new ideas.
Physics has especially close ties to Chemistry and Mathematics, but the analytical skills developed to understand scientific phenomena will complement any pursuit of knowledge.
AS Level Physics includes:
Waves and Particle Nature of Light
The basic entry requirement for Level 3 courses in Wheatley Park Sixth Form is to complete 8 GCSEs or equivalent, including a minimum of grade 4 in five subjects which must include English and Mathematics.
Two written exams, each worth 80 marks (90min).
Paper 1 will assess topics 1-2 and will also include a data analysis question in an experimental context.
Paper 2 will assess topics 3-4 and will also include questions on a short article.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wheatley Park School directly.