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GCSE Physics

What qualification will this course lead to?

GCSE Physics (OCR)

What topics will I study?

The Earth in the Universe

Radiation and Life

Sustainable Energy

Explaining Motion

Electric Circuits

Radio Materials

Studying the Universe

What understanding and skills will I develop?

It provides an opportunity for developing further understanding of scientific explanations, understanding of how science works and the study of elements of applied science with particular relevance to professional scientists.

It will prepare candidates for progression to further learning in the sciences at A level.

How will I be assessed?

For each of the GCSE's, three unit exams, each assessing the content learnt. Each exam is 60 minutes and counts for 25% of the final grade, totalling 75%.

A controlled assessment completed within school will assess How Science Works and is worth 25% of the final grade.

What can this course lead to?

A level Physics, Electronics.