Physics A Level at Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form
Physics is the science of understanding and explaining the natural world, from the very small, for example subatomic particles to the very largest of all, for example the universe.
Why study Physics?
Physics can make you more employable. It opens doors to many courses and careers from Medicine to Economic Modelling in the city, Engineering and Astronomy. The latest and best computer games have Physics at their core. Without Physics and Physicists, the modern world would stop.
- Measurements and their Errors
- Particles and Radiation
- Mechanics and Materials
- Periodic Motion
- Thermal Physics
- Fields and their Consequences
- Nuclear Physics
Paper 3 Practical skills and data analysis, optional unit chosen from:
- Medical Physics
- Engineering Physics
- Turning Points in Physics
We advise that you will need GCSE Science in Core and Additional Science along with GCSE Mathematics at Grade B or above.
Medicine, Banking, Accountancy, Engineering, Research, Computer Programming or Space Exploration
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form directly.