THE PROGRESSIVE PROGRAM
UPPER SECONDARY: 16 TO 19 YEARS
A LEVELS Physics
Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel
A Level Physics is the study of the world around us and understanding why it works in the way it does. Pupils study the mechanics and fundamental constituents of the universe, of matter and energy, which ranges from the fundamental particles inside atoms to the complexities of space. The subject appeals to those with an inquisitive mind, a natural aptitude for mathematics, and a keen eye for detail. Practical activities are used to consolidate and extend classroom learning, and the knowledge and understanding of these experiments are examined at the end of the course.
Topic 1: Working as a Physicist
Topic 2: Mechanics
Topic 3: Electric Circuits
Topic 4: Materials
Topic 5: Waves and Particle Nature of Light
Topic 6: Further MechanicsTopic 6: Further Mechanics
Topic 7: Electric and Magnetic Fields
Topic 8: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Topic 9: Thermodynamics
Topic 10: Space
Topic 11: Nuclear Radiation
Topic 13: Oscillations
Physics trains young brains to think beyond boundaries. The skills that pupils develop are to be analytical, numerate, and be able to problem solve. All these skills are highly sought after by a wide range of employers.
A-level Physics is a useful stepping stone to future study of a vast array of degree courses, further study, and careers.