The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 12 Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Topic

    Further details

    Skills

    Motion

    Quantities & Units

    OCR Website Physics A

    Application of Number

     

    Forces in Action

    Waves

     

    Electricity

    OCR Website Physics A

    Application of Number

    Practical Skills

    Work, Energy and Power

     

     

    OCR Website Physics A

    Observations

     

    Materials

    Quantum Physics

    Electrical Circuits

    OCR Website Physics A

    Data Analysis

    Practical Skills

    Newton’s Laws of motion and momentum.

     

     

    OCR Website Physics A

    Application of Number

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Revision

     

     

    OCR Website Physics A

     

     

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Motion, Waves and Electricity

    Written Test

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    All work so far

    Mock Exam

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    All work covered

    Full examination

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details 

    Term 

    Text books

    OCR Course Text

    Physics for You

    All

    Recommended reading

    Physics Review

    Physics World

    New Scientist

    All

    Recommended websites

    Minute Physics

    DrPhysicsA

    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity

    Term

    Annual Newton Lecture, The King’s School

    Summer Term

    A level Physics Live

    Autumn Term