## Course Content:

Year 1

Practical skills, mechanics, waves, materials, electricity, quantum physics, practical activities

Year 2

Electromagenetism, fields, thermal physics, further mechanics, nuclear physics, astrophysics, particle physics, medical physics, practical activities

## Assessment Format

Papers will include multiple choice questions to ensure the majority of the content is examined

3 written exams - 6hrs in total (100% of qualification)

Practical endorsement (Pass/Fail)

40% of the question paper assessment covers mathematical skills / equations

Exam papers will include 15% assessment covering knowledge and understanding of practical work

**Board: OCR (A)**

**Course Entry Requirements**:

GCSE Physics students: grade 6 in Maths; grade 6 in Physics

GCSE Combined Science students: grade 7 in Maths; Core & Additional Science grade 6

Teacher to contact: Dr J Landon