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PHYSICS+

PHYSICS+ is our FREE, online four day summer school for Year 11 students who like Physics and are keen to keep studying Physics beyond their GCSE's.

Why?

  • Are you in year 11?
  • Do you like Physics?
  • Are you interested in doing Physics A Level next year?
  • Are you worried that your understanding of Physics concepts has been negatively affected by lockdowns?

Then PHYSICS+ is for you!

What?

The course will consist of four days of fun-filled Physics.

You will:

  • Solidify your understanding of physics and learn lots of new things with experienced, skilled and knowledgeable physics teachers.
  • Spend time developing your understanding of practical physics from the comfort of your own home laboratory – equipment provided.
  • Develop your capacity to think like a physicist and solve unfamiliar problems.
  • Hear from some actual physicists to further inspire your interest in the subject.
  • Spend a day with us and your fellow physicists at the Science Museum completing challenges.

When?

Monday 12 July to Thursday 15 July 2021, 09:30 to 15:00 each day.

Where?

The sessions will be run online via Zoom. Students will need a phone, tablet or laptop to participate in the sessions. Wednesday will be in person at the Science Museum, Exhibition Road.

Who?

PHYSICS+ is for year 11 students who:

  • attend a non-selective state school.
  • feel that their understanding of Physics concepts has been negatively affected by lockdowns.
  • are interested in doing Physics A Level next year.

If we are oversubscribed, priority will be given to applicants who are under-represented in physics, in in particular to those who:

  • are sitting two GCSEs in Science this summer.
  • have been eligible for Free School Meals in any of the past 6 years.
  • attend a non-selective state school.
  • do not have parent(s) or carer(s) who studied at university.
  • are female.
  • live or have lived in local authority care.
  • are or have been a young carer.
  • have, or consider themselves to have, a disability.
  • come from neighbourhoods with low overall progression rates to higher education.

The deadline for application has now passed. For more information please contact KCLMSoutreach@kcl.ac.uk.

You can find out more by reading the flyer:

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