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Physics

Staff

  • Mr N. Blance (PT)

 

Department

The department has one full time physics teacher

 

Courses

BGE

S3

In S3, pupils study physics at BGE L4 and National 4 physics.
This comprises 3 units which lead directly into N5 in S4

  • Electricity and Energy
  • Waves and Radiation
  • Dynamics and Space

 

Senior Phase

National 5 Advanced Higher
Higher

From National 5 to Advanced Higher level, pupils study Physics 5 periods per week. These courses are built upon a mix of theoretical concepts and practical skills:

To achieve a pass, pupils will have to pass the SQA exam.

 

Links

Individual pupils can access their work and resources through Microsoft team using their Glow account.

N5 Higher and Advanced Higher courses are available as online learning using SCHOLAR which can be accessed via GLOW or directly through the Scholar website.

All levels of courses are offered on BBC Bitesize.

Past papers are available on the SQA website for senior pupils eager to revise.

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