It began with physics!
Physics is crucial to understanding the world around us, the world inside us, and the world beyond us. It is the most basic and fundamental science. Study physics and you learn about everything from the largest galaxies to the smallest subatomic particles!
PROGRAMME OF STUDY
In years 8 and 9 students follow a general science course where the emphasis is on developing investigative and analytical skills. In year 10 they study physics, chemistry and biology as separate subjects so that they can make a more informed choice for GCSE.
The CEA syllabus covers the fundamentals of physics.
Earth and space
Forces and motion
The examination consists of two written papers taken at the end of year 12 and coursework which accounts for 25% of the marks.
The examination consists of three modules.
Again the examination consists of three modules.
Atomic and Nuclear Physics
Fields and their applications
Advanced Practical Techniques