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IGCSE PHYSICS

 

PHYSICS

QUALIFICATION OVERVIEW

• Physics Paper 1

• Physics Paper 2

CONTENT

1 Forces and motion 
2 Electricity 
3 Waves 
4 Energy resources and energy transfers 
5 Solids, liquids and gases 
6 Magnetism and electromagnetism 
7 Radioactivity and particles 

8 Astrophysics

ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

Paper 1P

Assessed through a 2-hour written examination, set and marked by CQF. The paper is weighted at 61.1% of the qualification.

A combination of different question styles, including multiple-choice questions, short-answer questions, calculations and extended open-response questions. Assesses the content that is not in bold and does not have a ‘P’ reference.

Questions may come from any topic area across the specification.

 

Paper 2P

Assessed through a 1-hour and 15-minute written examination, set and marked by CQF. The paper is weighted at 38.9% of the qualification.

A combination of different question styles, including multiple-choice questions, short-answer questions, calculations and extended open-response questions. Assesses all the content, including content that is in bold and has a ‘P’ reference.

Questions may come from any topic area across the specification. Statements in bold cover some sub-topics in greater depth.

 
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ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVE WEIGHTING