GCSE Physics

GCSE

In South Shields

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    GCSE

  • Location

    South shields

Description

The course is designed to provide an interesting and motivating awareness of the relationship of Physics to everyday life and of the interaction of Physics with engineering and technology. It is intended that the teaching and learning scheme will provide well-designed studies of exploratory and investigational Physics and will give a worthwhile educational experience for all candidates.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

South Shields (Tyne and Wear)
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St. George'S Avenue South Shields, NE34 6ET

Starts

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To take into account

No prior qualification is stipulated, but previous study of the subject is expected and probably essential.

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Subjects

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Course programme



Course information:
GCSE Physics


Course content:
The course is designed to provide an interesting and motivating awareness of the relationship of Physics to everyday life and of the interaction of Physics with engineering and technology.
It is intended that the teaching and learning scheme will provide well-designed studies of exploratory and investigational Physics and will give a worthwhile educational experience for all candidates, whether or not they go on to study beyond this level.
Worksheets are provided.

The course consists of the study of the following themes:-

· Electricity and magnetism
· Forces and Motion
· Waves
· The Earth and Beyond
· Energy Resources and Energy Transfer
· Radioactivity

Assessment procedure:

Examination Entry
Level of entry Examination grades
Higher Tier A* - D
Foundation Tier C - G
The examination board (SEG) will not award grades outside the range stated.

Assessment: Coursework plus 2 written papers at end of course
Coursework 25% For both tiers
Core written paper 50% For both tiers
*Additional written paper 25% Different additional
papers for each tier.
*(Subject content for this paper is identified in the worksheets)
A variety of practical exercises, preparing students for practical assignments for assessment of coursework, will be set. Students will be given advance warning when a practical assignment is intended to be considered for assessment.

Practical Work Assessment
There are 4 skill areas:-
Planning
Obtaining evidence
Analysing evidence
Evaluating evidence


Qualifications achieved:
GCSE Physics awarded by SEG

Free study and financial support:
Most full-time students do not have to pay for their course. We may also be able to help you with some of the extra costs associated with college, eg travel, childcare, equipment, books etc. In addition, if you have just left school, you may be eligible for an Educational Maintenance Allowance. Please ask us about â€-Money Matters†for more details.

GCSE Physics

Price on request