PhysicsLooking for a highly respected A level that keeps your career options wide open? Are you curious about the world around you? Do you enjoy problem solving?…Then Physics could be for you
What is Physics?
What skills will I develop?
The jump from GCSE
We follow the AQA Physics Specification.
During the first year, you will study familiar subjects in more depth such as mechanics, materials and waves and electricity, and exciting new topics including particles and quantum phenomena.
In the second year, you will be introduced to topics including fields and further mechanics, and choose from options including astrophysics, medical physics, applied physics and turning points in physics.
The practical skills of How Science Works are integrated throughout the course. We are well resourced in the Physics department and there will be plenty of opportunities to carry out experimental work to develop understanding and practical skills.
The staff in the Physics department are well qualified and enthusiastic about their subject. We will do all we can to work with you and support you, to help you to achieve your potential.