A physics education equips a person to work in many different and interesting places – from any discipline of Engineering and many courses in fields such as Medicine, to a career in Government, and even Banking – places where problem-solving abilities and analytical skills are great assets.
We strongly advise that you take A level Mathematics alongside your studies in Physics. This is essential if you wish to study Physics or Engineering at university.
College entry to include Double Award GCSE Science Higher Tier 6,6 (or above) or GCSE Physics 6 (or above) plus a minimum of either GCSE Electronics 6 or GCSE Chemistry 6. You must also have achieved GCSE Mathematics grade 6 or above (please refer to the Entry Requirements section for further details).
For year 11 students who have applied and joining us in year 12
Our Elective Programme is designed to help you develop your gifts and interests as part of an enhanced level 3 programme. We will help you realise your potential by nurturing your talent and preparing you for study at the most prestigious universities or for progression to competitive higher-level apprenticeships. Your options range from our Honours Programme, which might include following a fourth A level, to specialist Futures Programmes that will support your career goals.
The college has a number of teams that play as part of the Association of College’s league and are very competitive each year. We play games on a Wednesday afternoon, so this will make up part of your time-table.
There will be trials for male and female football, male and female rugby league and netball on Wednesday 9th September at 1.30pm, meet at the Sports Hall. Following trials will be a pizza and soft drink meeting in the Sports Hall to give you more information on the season. Hockey and Basketball will follow during the first week. Details will be emailed.