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A Level Physics at Spalding Grammar School

Course description


We are following the OCR Specification A which builds on knowledge and understanding appropriate to at least grade BB in Double Award Science or B in Single Award Physics. Student considering this course should also have obtained at least a B grade in GCSE Mathematics.

The aims of the course are to:

  • Develop students’ interest in, and enthusiasm for physics, including an interest in further study and careers in the subject;
  • Enable students to appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society;
  • Encourage students to develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of How Science Works; enable students to develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of Physics and how they relate to each other.


Entry requirements

At least BB in double science or a grade B in triple award physics. A grade B in GCSE maths is also required

Future opportunities

With three A-levels you can progress to higher education to study a variety of different subjects at degree level. A-level Physics gives you access to university to study a BSc in Physics or other areas including engineering and medicine. A-levels also offer the high standard of education which many employers require as part of their entry criteria onto training programmes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Spalding Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 06 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years