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Physics A level at Enfield County School

Course description

For students with the required GCSE grade and good mathematical ability and an interest in, and commitment to the subject.

Course content



Electrons, Waves and Photons

Practical Skills in Physics

For A level in addition to the above

Newtonian World

Fields, Particles and Frontiers of Physics

Practical Skills in Physics

Entry requirements

Students must have at least a grade B or above in both their GCSE Core Science and in their Additional Science GCSE or a grade B in Physics GCSE.  In addition students must have at least a grade B in each of the Physics modules for both GCSE’s.  Students must also have a grade B in Mathematics and a grade C in English Language.

Pass the AS course with a grade C or above.


Assessment of content and practical skills is through public examinations.  Key practical skills will also be assessed directly by a teacher as part of normal lessons.

Future opportunities

Following higher education, any science-related career e.g. medicine, information technology, computer control, mechanical engineering, electrical / electronic engineering, astrophysics and related subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Enfield County School directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September