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Physics A Level OUN at Invictus Sixth Form

Course description

You will develop high level, employable and transferable skills in A Level Physics including: applied mathematical skills, problem solving, communication, analytical skills, organisation, experimental skills and scientific methodology.

We also offer teaching which was rated as good or better by Ofsted, dedicated and experienced teachers who stop at nothing to ensure that you make progress, positive relationships between staff and students and examination results which show that we are good at ‘adding value’ to students.

Course content

Content is split into six teaching modules:

Module 1 – Development of practical skills in physics

Module 2 – Foundations of physics

Module 3 – Forces and motion

Module 4 – Electrons, waves and photons

Module 5 – Newtonian world and astrophysics

Module 6 – Particles and medical physics

Entry requirements

Specific Entry Requirements for this course ( in addition to at least 5 grades 5s inc Eng and Maths):

Grade 6 achieved in Double Science or 6 achieved in Physics


AS Level qualification sat at end of Y12; 100% Exam

A Level Qualification. Successful candidates in AS Level course will be permitted to progress to the A-Level. All content from AS is assessed again at the end of Y13, alongside Y13 units of work.

100% Exam

A practical endorsement is included based on a series of practicals completed throughout the year. (Pass/Fail)

Future opportunities

Physics is a facilitating subject that allows access to a very wide range of university courses.

• A prerequisite for: Opthalmology and Aeronautical Engineering.

• The preferred subject for: Electronics and Engineering,

• A good qualification for those wishing to go on to Higher Education courses in Mathematics and Materials Science.

• A relevant subject for students thinking of working in, accountancy, architecture and veterinary science.

• The skills developed and demonstrated in Physics give the widest range of career choices in later life.

Further information

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: OCR

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