Physics

Welcome to the Physics Department Website

Aims of the department

  • Provide pupils opportunities to develop an interest in and enjoyment of science and physics throughout school life, and beyond.
  • Enable pupils to become confident citizens in a technology based society and to make informed decisions about science related matters.
  • Develop practical skills and problem solving skills which are relevant to science courses. These can be transferred to other school subjects and are also useful in everyday life.
  • Improve the ability of pupils to communicate scientific matters in a variety of suitable forms.
  • Encourage each pupil to achieve to their full potential as students of physics by providing relevant courses and offering support to each pupil that best suits their needs.
  • As a department we aim to promote the subject of physics, share our enthusiasm for the subject and link learning to current applications and news stories.