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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.

Astrophysics

 

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

Written Tests

Summer Term

 

 

CAT 3

All AS work

Full examinations

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

Day and time or term

A level Physics Live

Spring Term

Annual Newton Lecture, The King’s School

Summer Term

 

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