PHYSICS REVISION PAGE

What is in this GCSE course? Details of exams, other elements and marks available

This course is taught in units, each exploring different aspects of physics. Each unit has links to each of the other units and to units taught in other science GCSE’s. Physics GCSE is assessed entirely through two examination papers of equal length. Paper 1 assesses units 1-4 and Paper 2 assesses unit 5-8. Each paper contains 100 marks and are 1 hour 45 minutes in length.

COMMON PROBLEM AREAS AND MISCONCEPTIONS FOR WILLINGDON STUDENTS, INCLUDING LINKS TO HELP WITH THOSE AREAS

Memorising the formulae
Ensuring that you know how to set up experiments to find the resistance in a wire or the specific heat capacity of a metal
Knowing about the conservation of energy
Knowing the difference between a generator and a motor
Resistance, charge, power, voltage and current
Static electricity and charge
Energy stores

LINKS TO CHECKLISTS AND OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES

Physics PLC
BBC Bitesize - Physics
Seneca Learning
youtube.com - Video Lessons for GCSE Science

AQA 100 Days of Revision

Required Practical Clips

Density
Hookes Law
Insulation
Specific heat capacity
Resistance of a wire

Youtube Revision Clips - Paper 1

How to Revise
Kinetic Energy
Electricity
Atomic Structure

Youtube  Revision Clips - Paper 2

Waves
Forces

LINKS TO SAMPLE PAPERS/QUESTIONS

X:\Student Resources\Science\Exam Questions

MODEL ANSWER, COMPLETED PAPERS AND MARK SCHEMES

X:\Student Resources\Past Papers\AQA 2018 - Paper 1

X:\Student Resources\Past Papers\AQA 2018 - Paper 2