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Physics

Curriculum

Key Stage 3

All junior pupils are taught Physics as a separate science by a specialist teacher.

GCSE

Pupils study the CCEA GCSE Specification. This course is unitised, with pupils sitting examinations at the end of Form 5:

  • Unit 1: Force and Motion, Energy, Moments and Radioactivity – 35%
  • Unit 2: Waves, Sound and Light, Electricity, and the Earth and Universe – 40%
  • Unit 3: Practical Skills – 25%

Unit 3 is examined through a controlled assessment task, which is completed at the beginning of Form 5.

GCSE Revision Material

AS/A2

Pupils follow the CCEA specification. We regularly have fifty pupils studying Physics at AS level, with approximately 80% of these progressing to A2 level.

AS3/A23 Revision Material