GCSE Physics

GCSE Physics

GCSE Physics course involves the study of how the world around us works.

Entry Requirements
A good level of English and Maths is needed for this subject.

Course Content

We study AQA Physics 8463 

Study topics include: forces, energy, waves, electricity & magnetism, particle theory, atomic structure, space and physics.

Students will be taught via lectures, seminars, independent research, film and field work.

Practical experiments are carried out wherever appropriate in addition to the 10 ‘Required Practicals’ that are part of the assessment process.

Alternative study: GCSE Chemistry and A-level Physics

Assessment

Foundation or Higher level
  • This is a linear course which means all the written assessment is at the end.
  • There will be two papers both lasting one hour 45 minutes.
  • These contain multi-choice, structured, short and long answer questions.
  • Students will sit either the Foundation or Higher tier paper according to their ability.

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