Level 1 Physics - Semester A

Although 2021 timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Kindley

Physics the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms. Physics often involves the application of maths to explain physical phenomena.

This course will study mechanics the science of forces, motion and energy, an electricity practical Internal assessment and a research project on a physics application. The course has 10 credits and can only be done for one semester, It has 2 Literacy and 8 Numeracy credits.

Physics is important for careers in Engineering - (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical), Optician, Radiographer, Computing, Alternative energy, Astronomy, Rocket scientist. Meteorology, Architect.

Only pick for one semester.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: Workbook and Education perfect subscription approx $30.

Recommended Prior Learning

Average Grade Above the Standard in Year 10 with a minimum Grade Above the Standard in exam Understanding.


You must do level 1 Physics if you want to do level 2 Physics


Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.

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