Physics A level OCR/A for Year 12

Length of course: 5 half-day sessions
Boards: OCR/A  H556 only

This course is suitable for students following the OCR/A (H556) specification.

This course is for Year 12 students only. 

  • Mechanics (1): Resolving and adding vectors, velocity and acceleration, projectile motion, F= ma, terminal velocity, moments, Archimedes’ principle.
  • Mechanics (2): Work, energy, power, efficiency, Newton’s laws, momentum, collisions, deformation of solids.
  • Electric circuits: Kirchhoff’s laws, EMF, mean drift velocity, potential dividers, LDR, thermistors.
  • Waves and quantum physics: Refraction, polarisation, diffraction, interference, standing waves, Young double-slit experiment, diffraction grating, EM waves, photoelectric effect, de Broglie wavelength.