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AO1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of scientific ideas, processes, techniques and procedures. 31%-33%
AO2: Apply knowledge and understanding of scientific ideas, processes, techniques and procedures in both a theoretical and practical context and when handling qualitative and quantitative data. 41% - 43%
AO3: Analyse, interpret and evaluate scientific information, ideas and evidence, including in relation to issues, to make judgements and reach conclusions and develop and refine practical design and procedures. 25% - 27%.
The A level is assessed at the end of the course in June of the final year. There are three exams,
Exam 1: 1 hour 45 minutes
Exam 2: 1 hour 45 minutes
Exam 3: 2 hours 30 minutes In addition, 12-16 Core Practicals need to be taken for the Science Practical Endorsement.
Topics covered are:
Mechanics, Waves, Materials, Electric Circuits, The Particle Nature of Light, Further Mechanics, Gravitational Fields, Electric Fields, Magnetic Fields, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Oscillations, Thermodynamics, Space and Nuclear Radiation
The introduction has covered the basic course content and assessment criteria. Further information can be obtained through Edexcel.
Your tutor will support you throughout the course and provide guidance where it is needed.
Predicted grades can only be given upon sufficient assignment submissions, and students are encouraged to complete all assignments, as they provide valuable revision resources for written examinations and ensure that all topics have been covered.