Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

Specification

This specification has three assessment objectives. Students must:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Physics ideas, processes, techniques, and procedures (AO1);
  • apply knowledge and understanding of Physics ideas, processes, techniques and procedures:
    - in a range of theoretical and practical contexts;
    - when handling qualitative and quantitative data; and
    - to solve scientific problems (AO2); and
  • analyse interpret and evaluate a range of Physics information, ideas and evidence to:
    - make judgements and reach conclusions (including in relation to issues); and
    - refine practical design and procedures (AO3).