Year 13 Physics A Level

Curriculum Subject: Physics

Year 13             PDF VERSION

Exam Board: AQA

What are we learning this term? We will be extending our knowledge of mechanics to understand simple harmonic motion and circular motion, before moving on to look at thermal physics and the gas laws. Following on from this we will start to look at fields
Autumn Term:

1.     Circular motion

2.     Simple harmonic motion

3.     Thermal physics

4.     Gases

5.     Gravitational fields

6.     Electric fields

7.     Capacitors

Useful Websites:

 

https://isaacphysics.org/

https://www.youtube.com/user/isaacphysics

 

How will we be assessed?

2 End of topics tests and a Dec Mock Exam, required practicals
What are we learning this term? We will be looking at magnetic fields and electromagnetic induction. Finally we look at radioactivity and nuclear physics before moving onto the optional topic
Spring Term:

1.     Magnetic fields

2.     Electromagnetic induction

3.     Radioactivity

4.     Nuclear energy

5.     Optional topic

 

Useful Websites:

https://isaacphysics.org/

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/isaacphysics

 

How will we be assessed?

Topic Test + required practicals
What are we learning this term?  We will finish with the optional topic as selected by the students and then revising for their examinations
Summer Term:

1.     Optional topic

2.     Revision and examination

 

Useful Websites:

https://isaacphysics.org/

https://www.youtube.com/user/isaacphysics

 

How will we be assessed?

End of year exam. + required practicals