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~~~Sports Awards Evening~~~

Wednesday 26th April at Ewood Park

Tickets £13 available from any member of the PE Staff

This is always a popular event so book your place early!

Physics

Aims

  • To help pupils acquire a systematic body of knowledge and understanding of Physics
  • To help pupils appreciate that the concepts of Physics are constantly developing
  • To stimulate pupils’ interest in Physics, so encouraging them to undertake further studies
  • To encourage an understanding of technological applications of Physics and its importance as a subject of social, economic and industrial relevance.
  • To continuously challenge pupils to encourage them to reach their full potential.

In Years 7, 8 and 9 Physics is taught as a separate subject. In Years 10 and 11 either the AQA GCSE or the Edexcel IGCSE can be studied.

Regular parental communications keeps the parent/guardian informed of progress made by each pupil.

Facilities and Resources

  • three laboratories and one preparation area,
  • three fully equipped ICT laboratories used by both IGCSE and GCSE classes,
  • DVD and ICT equipment with interactive white boards are available for use in each laboratory.
  • Class sets of data loggers are available for use in each laboratory along with the relevant software.
  • Doddle, Boardworks and My Works are available to Years 7 to 11.

The two specifications taught in the department are both fully resourced with modern equipment which is renewed on a regular basis.