A Level Physics Edexcel Past Papers

AS and A Level Physics Edexcel (New Specification)

June 19

AS Level June 2018 Paper 1

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AS Level June 2018 Paper 2

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A Level June 2018 Paper 1

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A Level June 2018 Paper 2

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A Level June 2018 Paper 3

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June 18

AS Level June 2018 Paper 1

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AS Level June 2018 Paper 2

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A Level June 2018 Paper 1

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A Level June 2018 Paper 2

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A Level June 2018 Paper 3

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June 17

AS Level June 2017 Paper 1

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AS Level June 2017 Paper 2

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A Level June 2017 Paper 1

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A Level June 2017 Paper 2

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A Level June 2017 Paper 3

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A Level June 2017 Paper 1

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A Level June 2017 Paper 2

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A Level June 2017 Paper 3

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June 16

AS Level June 2016 Paper 1

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AS Level June 2016 Paper 2

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Sample exam Materials

AS Level Sample exam Materials AS Level

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A Level Sample exam Materials A Level

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AS and A Level Physics Edexcel (Old Specification)

Jun-16 (Old Specification)

June 2016 Unit 1

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June 2016 Unit 2

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June 2016 Unit 4

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June 2016 Unit 5

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Jun-15 (Old Specification)

June 2015 Unit 1

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June 2015 Unit 2

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June 2015 Unit 4

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June 2015 Unit 5

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Jun-14 (Old Specification)

June 2014 Unit 1

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June 2014 Unit 2

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June 2014 Unit 4

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June 2014 Unit 5

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Jun-13 (Old Specification)

June 2013 Unit 1

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June 2013 Unit 2

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June 2013 Unit 4

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June 2013 Unit 5

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Jan-13 (Old Specification)

January 2013 Unit 1

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January 2013 Unit 2

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January 2013 Unit 4

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January 2013 Unit 5

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Jun-12 (Old Specification)

June 2012 Unit 1

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June 2012 Unit 2

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June 2012 Unit 4

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June 2012 Unit 5

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Jan-12 (Old Specification)

January 2012 Unit 1

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January 2012 Unit 2

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January 2012 Unit 4

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January 2012 Unit 5

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Jun-11 (Old Specification)

June 2011 Unit 1

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June 2011 Unit 2

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June 2011 Unit 4

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June 2011 Unit 5

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Jan-11 (Old Specification)

January 2011 Unit 1

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January 2011 Unit 2

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January 2011 Unit 4

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January 2011 Unit 5

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Jun-10 (Old Specification)

June 2010 Unit 1

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June 2010 Unit 2

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June 2010 Unit 4

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June 2010 Unit 5

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AQA A level physics spec at a glance

The AQA A Level Physics course is a challenging qualification made up of three exam papers, 8 core modules and 5 optional modules. The following outlines the course content and exam structure.

Mandatory Modules

1 Measurements and their errors

2 Particles and radiation

3 Waves

4 Mechanics and materials

5 Electricity

6 Further mechanics and thermal physics

7 Fields and their consequences

8 Nuclear physics

Optional Modules

9 Astrophysics

10 Medical physics

11 Engineering physics

12 Turning points in physics

13 Electronics

AS Level Physics Exam Structure:

Paper 1

  • Sections 1 – 5
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 70 marks
  • 50% of AS qualification
  • The 70 marks are a mixture of short and long answer questions split by topic.

Paper 2

  • Sections 1 – 5
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 70 marks
  • 50% of AS qualification
  • Questions: Section A is out of 20 marks of short and long answer questions on practical skills and data analysis. Section B is out of 20 marks of short and long answer questions from across all areas of AS content. Section C has 30 multiple choice questions to finish the paper.

A-Level Physics Exam Structure:

Paper 1

  • Sections 1 to 5 and 6.1 (Periodic motion)
  • 2 hours
  • 85 marks
  • 34% of the A-level qualification
  • The paper is made up of 60 marks of short and long answer questions and 25 multiple choice questions on content.

Paper 2

  • Sections 6.2 (Thermal Physics), 7 and 8
  • Assumed knowledge from sections 1 to 6.1
  • written exam: 2 hours
  • 85 marks
  • 34% of A-level qualification
  • Questions
  • 60 marks of short and long answer questions and 25 multiple choice questions on content.

Paper 3

  • Section A Compulsory section: Practical skills and data analysis
  • Section B: Students enter for one of sections 9, 10, 11, 12 or 13
  • 2 hours
  • 80 marks
  • 32% of the A-level qualification
  • The exam is 45 marks of short and long answer questions on practical experiments and data analysis.
  • The exam is composed of 35 marks of short and long answer questions on optional topic.