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- Teaching from: September 2016
- Exams from: June 2018
- Specification code: 8463
- QAN code: 601/8751/7
GCSE Physics is part of our science suite, developed with teachers to inspire and challenge students of all abilities and aspirations.
The content is presented in an order that tells a coherent and logical story through physics, although teachers are free to teach the content in the order that best suits their students. The ten required practicals are linked to areas of the content where it would be most appropriate to teach them to embed skills and knowledge.
The clear, two-column format lists what students need to know and be able to do, with key opportunities for skills development signposted throughout. Further sections outline the requirements for the skills in working scientifically, maths and practical assessment. Eight of the ten required practicals are common with the Combined Science specifications, which helps with co-teaching.