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Please read Notice to centres - Changes to timings of examination papers.
There is no longer a January exam series for AS and A2 units. Follow this link to find out more about the changes.
We have updated all of the current A Level specifications to reflect the removal of the January series; these are now available for you to download.
This is the only change to the current A Level specifications.
This qualification is currently being redeveloped for first teaching in September 2015. To find out more visit our new qualification page below.
Physics A will prepare students for a career or further study in physics, engineering, one of the other sciences or related areas. While the teaching of practical skills may be integrated with the theoretical topics, they are assessed separately. This allows skills to be developed in a way suited to an individual centre.
This document covers Reforming A Levels: the changing landscape, Removal of January series from September 2013 and a summary of what’s planned for A Levels from 2015.