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Physics A/S at Samuel Lister Academy

Course description

Physics is a demanding A level, requiring a commitment to study.  The course is interseting and helps you to understand lots of scientific ideas used in everday situations.  The course is both theoretical and practical.  It will develop your thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.

Course content

Particles, quantum phenomena and electricity.

Mechanics, materials and waves.

Entry requirements

At least B's in science and mathematics.  It is a distinct advantage to study A level Maths as well.


You will need to pass 2 modular exams and practical assessments.

Future opportunities

Colleges and univeristies know that Physics is a demanding subject and therefore the qualification has good value.

Further information

You will need a commitment to study at home in order to succeed.  For further information, please contact Mr Collins at Aire Valley School.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Samuel Lister Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 June 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year