Exam Board: AQA

Physics plays a big part in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The main topics you will cover are:

Physics is a highly valued subject that provides a strong grounding in knowledge and skills applicable to a wide variety of careers, as well as giving you a good grounding in the subject, preparing you for study at Key Stage 5.

The course will equip you for possible careers in Mathematical Sciences, Engineering, Medicine and Veterinary Science, Finance, Design and Technology, Architecture, Defence, Computing and Education.


100% examination — two 1 hour 45 minute papers, each worth 50%. Papers will include multiple choice, long and short answer questions.