Description

Cambridge Lower School Physics is designed to excite, inform and skill young Physicists. It is also designed to build confidence and enjoyment of Physics at Key Stage 3.

Assessment

Teacher assessments are continuous during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework and assignments and summative tests.

Homework

Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of researching key concepts, quizzes for recapitulation and subject related fun, completion of coursework.

Reporting

Parents have 24 /7 access to all of their children’s coursework, grades and teacher feedback. Additionally parents can arrange consultations with teachers at mutually convenient times.

Physics is the study of the physical world, what it looks like and how it works. Lower school Physics is informed by the English National Curriculum Key Stage 3 Programmes of study. This ensures pupils have the expected knowledge, skills and understanding to progress to Upper school at any English school.

  1. Energy (calculation of fuel uses and costs in the domestic context, energy changes and transfers, changes in systems)
  2. Motion and forces (describing motion, forces, pressure in fluids, balanced forces, Forces and motion)
  3. Waves (observed waves, sound waves, energy and waves, light waves)
  4. Electricity and electromagnetism (current electricity, static electricity, magnetism)
  5. Matter (physical changes, particle model, energy in matter, space physics)

No specialised equipment required.

The Teacher

Dr. Koos is a highly experienced Chemist and educator from Oxford University. He teaches at all levels at Cambridge Home School; Lower school, IGCSE and A Level. As well as being friendly and approachable, he is very clear and precise in his explanations. Dr. Koos has high expectations of his pupils and this is reflected in their success.

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How to apply

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