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SWISS TRIP 2024Parents, please check emails regarding a Swiss trip letter. This has crucial dates and amounts regarding final payments, GHIC/EHIC cards, kit lists, itinerary and other important information. If you do not receive this letter, please contact the school office who will update your email address on our system and ensure you get a copy. A copy has also been added to the Microsoft Team that your child is a member of, should you or they need it. There will also be a parents information evening for the trip during the week beginning 18th March. An update of confirmed times and location will come in due course.Thank you.

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Physics

Staff

  • Mr N. Blance (PT)

 

Department

The department has one full time physics teacher

Courses

Course Choice

BGE

Physics BGE

Senior Phase

Physics N5

Physics Higher

Physics AH

Science N4

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.

Last Updated on 9th January 2023 by F Sinclair

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