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Physics at Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi

Course description

This WJEC course offers students a broad introduction to both modern and fundamental physics.

The knowledge gained is an essential requirement for a wide range of technical and scientific courses including all branches of engineering, while the logical thinking and problem solving skills are highly valued in almost all areas of education.

Course content

Year 12 Programme of Study

Unit PH1 – Motion, energy, and charge

Unit PH2 – Waves and particles

Unit PH3 – AS Practical Physics

Year 13 Programme of Study

Unit PH4 – Oscillations and Fields

Unit PH5 – Electromagnetism, Nuclei and materials

Unit PH6 – A2 Practical Physics

Assessment

Year 12 Assessment

PH1 – Written Exam (1 hour 30 minutes) sat in January 40% of AS / 20% of A level

PH2 – Written Exam (1 hour 30 minutes) sat in Summer 40% of AS / 20% of A level

PH3 – Practical Exam 20% of AS / 10% of A level

Year 13 Assessment

PH4 – Written Exam (1 hour 45 minutes) sat in January 20% of A level

PH5 – Written Exam (1 hour 45 minutes) sat in Summer 20% of A level

PH6 – Practical Exam 10% of A level

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi directly.

Last updated date: 31 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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