Key Stage 5 - Course Dates for Netherhall students

AS Physics in Use Coursework

  • Research a material, its use and structure (Nov/Dec 2013)
    • Preparation is carried out in lessons and for homework.
    • A presentation on the use, property and structure of a material.
    • Introduction in class - 12 Nov 2013.
    • Lessons used for coursework preparation - Mon 18 Nov, Th 28 Nov. You must attend your meetings during these lessons; for the rest of the time during these lessons you should be preparing your coursework (where and how you like).
    • Work handed in - Fri 6 Dec (at lunch time or last ten mins of Period 4).
    • Presentations in class 10, 12 Dec 2013
    • Download introductory presentation
    • Download Starter Sheets
    • Download Coursework Criteria. This sheet is for your information - I will print a copy for me to use when marking your work.
    • Grade boundaries: A = 8/10; B = 7/10; C = 6/10; D/E = 5 / 10.
    • Download Candidate Authentication Sheet. This sheet is for your information - I will print a copy for you to sign and hand in with your work.
    • Download Meeting Times, Talk Times and Further Guidance

AS Quality of Measurement Coursework

  • A practical measurement of a quantity or investigation of a relationship (Mar 2012)

    • Four to five hours of practical time
    • A report showing how you made sure your measurements were of high quality
    • Introduction in class - 21 Feb 2012 (delayed from 9 Feb)
    • Title chosen and submitted to Mr Davies - Tu 12 Mar 2013
    • Full equipment list submitted to Mrs Hewins - Wed 13 Mar 2013
    • Blank results tables, risk assessment and outline of how to minimise uncertainties submitted to Mr Davies - Th 14 Mar
    • Work handed in by Wed 17 April (P3 or lunch time)
    • On the day you start your practical (at the latest)
      • Check your equipment is what you were expecting
      • Have preprinted blank results tables ready to record your results - it will be clear you thought ahead; your tables will be neat and clear; the headings should be complete.
  • Download Guidance Sheet
  • Risk Assessment Sheet
  • Download Coursework Criteria
  • Grade boundaries: A = 16/20; B = 14/20; C = 12/20; D = 11/20; E = 9/20.
  • Download Candidate Authentication Sheet

AS Examination Dates

  • Unit G491 (chapters 1-5) PRACTICE EXAM Wed 8 Feb 2012
  • Unit G491 (chapters 1-5) Mon 20 May 2013 (afternoon)
  • Unit G492 (chapters 6-9 and data handling on prerelease article) Wed 5 Jun 2013 (morning)

A2 Practical Investigation Coursework

A2 Research Briefing Coursework

A2 Examination Dates

  • Unit G494 (chapters 10-14) resit Mon 20 Jun 2013 (morning)
  • Unit G495 (chapters 15-18 and data handling on prerelease article) Thu 13 Jun 2013 (afternoon)

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