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Physics

The A level course follows the Edexcel Specification. The link below gives a brief overview of the course

At a glance guide to the new A level Physics

If you’d like to look at the Specification in detail feel free to do so using this link 

Pearson Edexcel A-Level Physics

 

Transition activities to help prepare you for starting the course

This booklet links your GCSE content to what you will be studying at A Level. It includes information and plenty of activities to allow you to review your GCSE work and extend it in preparation for the start in September.

Year 12 Physics A Level Preparation Booklet

 

Complete the activities in the guide – there is plenty to do

In the first year of the course you will cover Newton’s Laws in more detail

Using the above linked site: Produce a summary document on Fundamental Particles

 

In year 13 you cover a new area of Physics - fundamental particles like Quarks and Leptons. Click the link to access a beginners’ guide to get you thinking: 

Using the above linked site: Produce a summary document on Fundamental Particles

 

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