Physics

GCSE PHYSICS A

 

KEY FEATURES

 

GCSE Physics A provides the opportunity for students to:

- develop interest in, and enthusiasm for, physics

- develop a critical approach to scientific evidence and methods

- acquire and apply skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works and its essential role in society

- acquire scientific skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for progression to further learning

- GCSE Physics A provides distinctive and relevant experience for students who wish to progress to Level 3 qualifications

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

UNIT A181

Module P1: The Earth in the Universe

Module P2: Radiation and life

Module P3: Sustainable energy

 

UNIT A182

Module P4: Explaining motion

Module P5: Electric circuits

Module P6: Radioactive materials

 

UNIT A183

Module P7: Further physics - studying the Universe

 

UNIT A164

Controlled assessment Comprises a Practical Investigation from a choice set by OCR

Assessed by teachers, internally standardised and externally moderated by OCR

Assesses the quality of written communication