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Sarah Holmes-Carne | Interim Principal


Science has something to offer every student

Our Physics programme sets out to enhance and develop scientific skills allowing a greater understanding, appreciation and giving you the ability to make a greater contribution to the world around you.

Physics Curriculum Overview

Key Stage 3
Long-term plans (Year 7 + Year 8 Science)
Long-term plans:
Key Stage 4
GCSE: Physics

Students will follow the AQA GCSE in Physics

What will I study?

  • Energy
  • Electricity
  • Particle model of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Forces
  • Waves
  • Magnetism and electromagnetism
  • Space physics (physics only)


Long-term plans
Key Stage 5
AS / A2 Level Physics

Students in years 12 and 13 will follow the AQA AS / A2 Level Physics specification

What will I study?

Core content

1 Measurements and their errors
2 Particles and radiation
3 Waves
4 Mechanics and materials
5 Electricity
6 Further mechanics and thermal physics
7 Fields and their consequences
8 Nuclear physics


9 Astrophysics
10 Medical physics
11 Engineering physics
12 Turning points in physics
13 Electronics


Long-term plans

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