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KS4 Physics

Students follow the EDEXCEL Physics (9-1) course leading to 1 of 3 GCSE’s. They will be assessed by exam papers at the end of the course in Year 11. There are 2 exam papers equally weighted. Practical skills are assessed through the exam papers and are taught throughout the course.

The students will study

Key concepts of physics, motion and forces, conservation of energy, waves, light and the electromagnetic spectrum, radioactivity, forces doing work, forces and their effects, electricity and circuits, magnetism and the motor effect, electromagnetic induction, particle model, forces and matter.