From ancient observations of the cosmos through to the latest technology to hit the streets, physics plays an essential role in every person’s life.
A Level physics teaches the fundamental principles of physics that explain the universe around us, highlighting real-world applications. The specification has a bedrock of how science works to show how physics affects modern life and teaches skills relevant to future careers.
Physicists will have the knowledge, skills and desire to understand and question the world around them.
Option - Astrophysics, including classification of stars by luminosity, Doppler effect and the detection of exoplanets.
Windsor Sixth Form Physics Department has a wealth of knowledge and experience and its staff are dedicated to supporting students to reach their full potential.
Studying maths alongside physics is highly beneficial due to the mathematical nature of many of the physics topics.
You can progress to studying physics, physics, other sciences and engineering at university and higher education providers.
The skills learnt from A Level Physics are highly sought after in many careers. Analytical thinking, problem solving, and the ability to back opinions with evidence are important parts of many careers.