The course develops the students understanding of Physics through studying the content but also looks at new/exciting applications of the science in the ‘real’ world. The aims of these specifications are to encourage candidates to: • develop their interest in, and enthusiasm for physics, including developing an interest in further study and careers in physics; • appreciate how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society; • develop and demonstrate a deeper appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of How Science Works; • develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of Physics and how they relate to each other.
|Qualification name||GCE A Level in Physics|
|Awarding organisation||AQA Education|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||1st September 2024|
|Cost description||EFA funded|
Grade 6 in GCSE Physics
Unit 1 Measurements and their errors Unit 2 Particles and radiation Unit 3 Waves Unit 4 Mechanics and materials Unit 5 Electricity Unit 6 Further mechanics and thermal physics Unit 7 Fields and their consequences Unit 8 Nuclear physics Unit 11 Engineering physics Course breakdown
Various methods through classroom lectures, guided learning, practical activities and external visits.
Examinations Practical Work
Progression includes future employment, higher education and careers in Academic Research, Mechanical/Electrical/Structural Engineering, Architect, Construction, Environmental Science, Science and Technology Technician Clinical Science and Education
|Name||Bishop Milner Catholic College|
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