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Physics asks ‘why’ relentlessly. Physicists don’t accept things at face value; they insist on digging deeper, uncovering the real fundamentals of Science. Physicists relish the questions that can’t easily be answered.

At a glance: Physics A level

Specific Entry Requirement: Grade 6 in Mathematics and either Double 6 in Science or Grade 6 in Physics.

Teacher to contact: Mr Nathan Davis.

Is this the course for you? Are you interested in: Fundamental questions? Intellectual challenge? Experimental work? Problem solving? Showing universities and employers that you don’t shy away from a challenging A-Level?

Progression: Analytical, science based careers, Engineering, Medicine, Technical, ICT and numeracy based employment.

Teaching Methods: This is an exciting course, designed to be relevant to everyday situations. Throughout the Physics course, students develop their autonomous learning skills, their experimental and investigational skills and their research and communication skills. The teaching methods facilitate the students to mature as Physicists.

 Exam Board: AQA

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