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Qualification name GCE A Level in Physics B (Advancing Physics)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2022
Cost £0.00
Cost description Free depending on eligibility, please contact the school for details.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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Students study physics in a range of different contexts, conveying the excitement of contemporary science. The course provides a distinctive structure within which students study fundamental physical concepts in everyday and technological settings. Practical skills are embedded within the specification and carried out in preparation for a written exam that will specifically test them.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

? Grade 6 in Maths ? Grade 5 English Language or Literature ? Higher tier in Combined Science Grade 6/6 or 6 in Physics ? Minimum of two other subjects at Grade 4 or higher

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Fundamentals of physics (01) 110 marks - 2 hr 15 min written paper (41% of A level) ? Scientific literacy in physics (02) 100 marks - 2 hr 15 min written paper (37% of A level) ? Practical skills in physics (03) 60 marks - 1 hr 30 min written paper (22% A level) ? Practical endorsement in physics (04) (non-exam assessment) - Reported separately

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Name Ponteland High School
Address Callerton Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE20 9EG
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