Vision:

The Physics department at SFX has the vision of upholding the spirit of the enlightenment. Our aim is to encourage young people to be excited by science, to value its importance to our social and economic wellbeing, and to feel confident in its use. We see the value in a representative, well-qualified scientific workforce.

Staff:

Mr S Collins – KS3 Co-ordinator

Mr J McMillan

Mr R Williams

Courses: 

Key Stage 3 –

Year 7

Term 1 Topics & Content:

Physics 1: Forces and motion

Term 2 Topics & Content:

Physics 2: Levers, moments and pressure

Term 3 Topics & Content:

Physics 3: Electricity and electromagnetism

Year 8

Term 1 Topics & Content:

Physics 4: Energy

Term 2 Topics & Content:

Physics 5: Waves

Term 3 Topics & Content:

Physics 6: Space

Year 9 (GCSE)

Term 1 Topics & Content:

Energy

Term 2 Topics & Content:

Particle model of matter

Term 3 Topics & Content:

Atomic structure

Key Stage 4 –: Combined Science: Trilogy (8464), Physics (8463)

Year 10

Term 1 Topics & Content:

Electricity

Term 2 Topics & Content:

Waves

Term 3 Topics & Content:

Atomic structure

Year 11

Term 1 Topics & Content:

Forces

Term 2 Topics & Content:

Magnetism and electromagnetism

Term 3 Topics & Content:

Space (Physics only), Revision

Key Stage 5 – what course are you following with exam board and spec title: AQA Physics (7408)

Year 12

Term 1 Topics & Content:

Measurements and their errors, Particles and radiation, mechanics

Term 2 Topics & Content:

Electricity

Term 3 Topics & Content:

Waves

Year 13

Term 1 Topics & Content:

Further mechanics, Nuclear Physics

Term 2 Topics & Content:

Materials, Fields and their consequences, Astrophysics

Term 3 Topics & Content:

Thermal Physics

Out of Hours Activities (what, when,where):

Any day after school in Physics classrooms.

Department Website Links (including exam boards, revision sites etc):

www.aqa.org.uk

www.doddlelearn.co.uk

www.freesciencelessons.co.uk

www.bbc.com/bitesize

classroom.google.com

www.senecalearning.com

billnye.com/the-science-guy

phet.colorado.edu

www.falstad.com

www.physicsandmathstutor.com