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GCSE Triple - Physics

We are following the AQA A specification.

Students in groups 9/ 10/11Sc1 and  9/10/11Sc2 are following the Triple Physics specification (8463)

Triple Physics Subject Content:

Energy

Electricity

Particle model of matter

Atomic structure

Forces

Waves

Magnetism and electromagnetism

Space physics (physics only)

Key ideas 

 

Full specification is available at:  http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/physics-8463

 

Triple Physics assessment

Paper

Physics Paper 1

Physics Paper 2

What is assessed

Energy; Electricity; Particle model

of matter; and Atomic structure.

Forces; Waves; Magnetism and

electromagnetism; and Space physics..

Length of exam

1hour 45min

1hour 45min

Total marks available

100

100

% GCSE

50%

50%

 

Required Physics practicals

In addition to the theory pupils will also undertake 10 required practicals. The exams at the end of course will include questions that will assess these practical skills.

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