GCSE Physics (8463)
Specification code:
8463
QAN code: 601/8751/7

Specification at a glance
1. Energy
2. Electricity
3. Particle model of matter
4. Atomic structure
5. Forces
6. Waves
7. Magnetism and electromagnetism
8. Space physics (physics only)

Assessments
Paper 1:

What’s assessed

Topics 1-4: Energy; Electricity; Particle model of matter; and Atomic structure.

How it’s assessed

Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
Foundation and Higher Tier
100 marks
50% of GCSE

Questions

Multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response.

Paper 2:

What’s assessed

Topics 5-8: Forces; Waves; Magnetism and electromagnetism; and Space physics.

Questions in paper 2 may draw on an understanding of energy changes and transfers due to heating, mechanical and electrical work and the concept of energy conservation from Energy and Electricity.

How it’s assessed

Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
Foundation and Higher Tier
100 marks
50% of GCSE

Questions

Multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response.

Specification

References:
https://www.aqa.org.uk

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