Physics at Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi
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.
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
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.