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23/04/19

Year 10 Prefects connecting with their mentors at Macfarlanes Law Firm https://t.co/2cZb2wYcDu

23/04/19

A big welcome back to all our students and staff!

23/04/19

Retweetd From 15billionebp

Welldone to for winning this year’s Challenge 🎉 The judges had a tough decision to make, with outstanding submissions from and as well ⭐️ https://t.co/cAdsGigghc

23/04/19

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Activ8 Kids relaunches on the 9th May at https://t.co/P6E4mFfgU1

05/04/19

Wishing all of our students and staff an enjoyable Easter holiday!

05/04/19

And to you too!

05/04/19

Please email Mr Wigington at b.wigington.org.uk, he is our Head of PE and I am sure he will be able to help. Many thanks

05/04/19

Retweetd From London Legacy

We've built four new schools to educate local children and support our growing population https://t.co/NCsoHxrshD

05/04/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Many thanks to for hosting a very entertaining game of football involving Booby Moore Academy & the year 7 football team. Well done to everybody who played 👏⚽️ https://t.co/OLpJk7QHke

05/04/19

Well done to the chobham Lendlease challenge group who won in the final on Wednesday, a fabulous design and presentation by all! https://t.co/dV5KxrH8dh

03/04/19

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Not a bad location for our Challenge finale today! Good luck to all of our participants ⭐️ https://t.co/cFvwcOq5gH

03/04/19

On their final day Year 12 geographers are analysing the data they collected yesterday at the coast. https://t.co/6m5CPhodIk

03/04/19

Thank you for addressing this, hopefully we can resolve it

02/04/19

Year 12 Geographers are looking at erosion on the North Norfolk coast and protection at Overstrand as part of their field course. https://t.co/UvotWk2Fhc

01/04/19

Year 12 Geographers have arrived in Cromer as part of the sixth form geography field trip https://t.co/2KY4X5SONm

01/04/19

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Our ‘women in aviation’ programme finale about to take off at amazing yacht hotel! 💫 🚤 can’t wait to watch the girls’ presentations! https://t.co/WL1Hv9xqxO

29/03/19

Retweetd From IQ London

Employees from have volunteered with Code Club at 's neighbours for the past 3 months and yesterday marked the last session of the programme. It's been hugely impressive to see the students taking on these new skills so effortlessly https://t.co/KiVa1Zeb78

29/03/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The final stop for the year 8 students is a visit to the brand new strength and conditioning suite to participate in some fitness testing.🏋️‍♂️ https://t.co/mctChA7V1B

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A-level Physics

A Level Physics (AQA)

Aims

The specification encourages students to:

  • develop their interest in and enthusiasm for the subject, including developing an interest in further study and careers associated with the subject
  • develop essential knowledge and understanding of difference areas of the subject and how they relate to each other
  • develop and demonstrate a deep appreciation of the skills knowledge and understanding of scientific methods
  • develop competence and confidence in a variety of practical, mathematical and problem solving skills
  • understand how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society
  • use theories, models and ideas to develop scientific explanations
  • use knowledge and understanding to pose scientific questions, define scientific problems, present scientific arguments and scientific ideas
  • use appropriate methodology, including information and communication technology (ICT), to answer scientific questions and solve scientific problems
  • carry out experimental and investigative activities, including appropriate risk management, in a range of contexts
  • analyse and interpret data to provide evidence, recognising correlations and causal relationships
  • evaluate methodology, evidence and data, and resolve conflicting evidence
  • know that scientific knowledge and understanding develops over time
  • communicate information and ideas in appropriate ways using appropriate terminology
  • consider applications and implications of science and evaluate their associated benefits and risks
  • consider ethical issues in the treatment of humans, other organisms and the environment
  • evaluate the role of the scientific community in validating new knowledge and ensuring integrity
  • evaluate the ways in which society uses science to inform decision making.

Content

  1. Measurements and their errors
  2. Particles and radiation
  3. Waves
  4. Mechanics and materials
  5. Electricity
  6. Further mechanics and thermal physics
  7. Fields and their consequences
  8. Nuclear physics
  9. Astrophysics
  10. Medical physics
  11. Engineering physics
  12. Turning points in physics
  13. Electronics

Assessment

Paper 1

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Paper 2

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Paper 3

What’s assessed

Sections 1-5 and periodic motion

 

 

 

 

What’s assessed

Sections 7 and 8, and thermal physics

 

 

 

 

What’s assessed

Section A: Compulsory section: Practical skills and data analysis

Section B: students enter for one of sections 9, 10, 11, 12 or 13

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 85 marks
  • 34% of A-level

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 85 marks
  • 34% of A-level

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 80 marks
  • 32% of A-level

Questions

60 marks of short and long answer questions and 25 multiple choice questions on content.

 

 

 

Questons

60 marks of short and long answer questions and 25 multiple choice questions on content.

 

 

 

Questions

45 marks of short and long answer questions on practical experiments and data analysis.

35 marks of short and long answer questions on optional topic.