The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 13 Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1

    Fields and Oscillations

    OCR Website Physics A

     

    2

    Capacitors 

    Simple harmonic motion 

    OCR Website Physics A

    Application of Number

    3

    Electromagnetism

    Thermal Physics 

    OCR Website Physics A

    Data Analysis

    Spring Term

     

     

     

     

    1

    Astro Physics

    Nuclear Physics

    OCR Website Physics A

    Exam Practice

        Medical Physics     

    Summer Term

     

     

     

     

    1

     

    Revision

     

    Exam Techniques

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Fields, Thermal Physics, Capacitors and Electromagnetism

    Written Tests

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    All work

    Mock Exams

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 4

    N/A

    N/A

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details 

    Term 

    Text books

     

    AQA Course book, Physics for You

    All

    Recommended reading

    Physics Review,  Physics World & IOP Publications.

    All

    Recommended websites

    Absorb learning, Minute Physics, DrPhysicsA

    All

    Enrichment opportunities:

    Activity

    Day and time or term

    Annual Newton Lecture, The King’s School

    Spring Term

    A level Physics Live

    Autumn Term