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Physics AS & A Level at Beauchamps High School

Course description

Physics provides a broad training in skills that are valued by all employers; an ability to grasp concepts quickly, a determination to find coherent answers, along with problem-solving, analytical, mathematical and IT skills.

From the Big Bang to quarks, with A Level Physics you will learn how the Universe works and begin to understand the mysteries it presents.

Entry requirements

Grade B or above in GCSE Physics or 2 A/A* in GCSE Double Science and Grade 5 or above in Mathematics.

Completing A Level Mathematics and A Level Further Mathematics would enhance understanding of the subjects as there are many cross over topics.


The assessment of A Level Physics is now based solely on exam performance.

100% of the overall A Level grade comes from external examinations which will take place at the end of a two year course of study.

Future opportunities

Studying Physics at A Level can be the first steps towards a variety of careers in many different fields. It provides you with many of the most sought after skills employers are looking for in a competitive job market.

Below are some of the areas that A Level Physics can lead in to:

Armed Forces, Nanotechnology, Astronomy, Oil and Gas, Earth Sciences, Education, Renewable Energy, Engineering, Scientific Research, Medicine and Allied Professions, Space Exploration Industries, Meteorology and Climate Change and Telecommunications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beauchamps High School directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016

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