Introduction and benefits
In the Physics department, we aim to:
Stimulate an interest in and enjoyment of Physics.
To foster an understanding of the importance of Physics in the modern world.
To encourage the development of practical and analytical skills through regular, relevant practical work.
Key Stage 4
- 4.1 Energy
- 4.2 Electricity
- 4.3 Particle Model
- 4.4 Atomic Structure
- 4.5 Forces
- 4.6 Waves
- 4.7 Electo & Magnetism
- 4.8 Space Physics (Physics only)
- 4.9 Key Ideas
All students will be given a login for the online text book on Kerboodle, which covers all courses.
CGS Science website – go here for revision notes, experiments and fun facts
Further course details and past papers can be found on the AQA website. http://www.sciencelab.org.uk/resourcezone/physics.php.
Click the links for AQA Combined Science Trilogy or Physics.
BBC Bitesize has useful revision for Units 1 and 2 of the course. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/
Year 10 students in sets 3-5 will be offered the opportunity to attend ‘Science Live’ lectures.
There may be further opportunities to attend lectures and triple science days later in the year.
Our students say:
‘Can you give us a bigger shock’ – with regard to the Van De Graff Generator.
- Mr T Frew, Head of Physics
- Ms S Dukes, Teacher
- Miss S Hargreaves, Teacher
- Mr A Lobo, Teacher