All junior pupils are taught Physics as a separate science by a subject specialist, and are timetabled one 65-minute period per week in a Physics laboratory. The scheme of work covers the fundamental aspects of the subject, with a focus on learning through experimentation.
Students follow the CCEA GCSE Specification:
A Level students follow the CCEA specification:
The department has five laboratories. Each laboratory is equipped with extensive apparatus, an interactive whiteboard and a data projector.
The majority of our pupils progress to tertiary education at a wide range of Universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, to study Physics or Physics-related courses such as engineering and medicine.