Physics is a fascinating and rewarding subject for those prepared to accept its intellectual challenge. The study of Physics helps develop a student's ability for critical and independent thinking. The department provides a rich curriculum in well resourced laboratories using modern techniques, such as computer simulations, data logging, data analysis software and the use of spreadsheets.
All students study the Edexcel International GCSE course which we believe allows us to offer a comprehensive and stimulating science education, as well as preparing students well for more advanced Physics courses. In the Sixth Form the IBD Physics Higher Level and Standard Level courses are followed. Our students also participate in the GCSE and AS Physics Challenge competitions and the British Physics Olympiad in which they have won many prestigious Gold awards.
Our success can be measured through examination grades, successes in Physics Olympiads, university places and the diversity of careers followed by our ex-students.