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Meadowhead School

Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

A Level Physics

Key stage 5 Physics (Year 12-13)

Table Heading Year 12 Year 13
  • Term 1
  • Motion
  • Forces in action
  • Charge and current
  • Energy, power, and resistance
  • Waves
  • Thermal physics
  • Oscillations
  • Gravitational fields
  • Astrophysics and cosmology
Term 2
  • Work, energy, and power
  • Newton’s laws of motion and momentum
  • Electrical circuits
  • Nuclear and particle physics
  • Medical imaging
  • Electric fields
  • Capacitors
Assessment
  • Motion
  • Forces in action
  • Work, energy, and power
  • Charge and current
  • Energy, power, and resistance
  • Waves

Trial exam – 2 papers:

Paper 1 exam containing content from:

  •  Motion
  •  Forces in action
  •  Work, energy, and power
  • Charge and current
  • Energy, power, and resistance
  • Waves
  • Work, energy, and power
  • Newton’s laws of motion and momentum
  • Electrical circuits
  •  Materials
  • Quantum physics
Term 3

·         Materials

·         Quantum physics

·         Circular motion

  • Electromagnetism
Assessment Resit trial exam (for a small number of students) consisting of content from the above units: (excluding circular motion) Resit trials (as trial information above)
Assessment

Trial exam – full paper 1 consisting of content from the following units:

  • Motion
  •  Forces in action
  •  Work, energy, and power
  • Charge and current
  • Energy, power, and resistance
  •  Waves
  •  Work, energy, and power
  • Newton’s laws of motion and momentum
  •  Electrical circuits
  •  Materials
  • Quantum physics