Physics at King’s Seniors

·         King’s runs an annual trip to the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN) in Geneva. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Bosworth (who worked there himself as a graduate student) has travelled there with a total of over 400 A Level Physics student. 

·         The Physics preparation room contains nearly 1,000 different items of apparatus for experiments and demonstrations and nearly 10,000 pieces in total when full class sets are added up. 

·         Developing a spirit of inquiry, curiosity and understanding through both experimental work and problem solving is at the heart of what we do in Physics.

·         In fact, Physicists are best described as problem solvers. You will develop high level mathematical, logical, critical and practical skills which transfer readily to other academic disciplines, university degrees and jobs.

·         To tackle some of the most important challenges facing the world today, we require the skills you will develop studying Physics: reducing greenhouse gas emissions, decarbonisation of transport, driverless cars, mathematical modelling of virus transmission to name but a few.



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