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WJEC Physics for AS: Student Book

Author(s): Gareth Kelly, Nigel Wood

awarding body: WJEC

level: AS

isbn: 978-1-908682-58-1

subject: Physics

Pages: 184 pp



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Written by a team of authors experienced in teaching and examining WJEC Physics A level

Each topic includes detailed explanations and underpinning knowledge, all written in clear uncomplicated language

Exam practice and skills guidance is provided for the new assessment objectives

Maths techniques and skills are regularly tested throughout

Examples and worked solutions explain and reinforce understanding of key physics concepts

Numerous questions, tests and tips help ensure you have a good grasp of the key content for each topic

A vibrant colour design and detailed colour diagrams and photos make the information accessible and appealing



How to use this book

Matching A level to AS topics

The AS exam

Unit 1:  Motion, Energy and Matter

Exam practice questions

Unit 2: Electricity and Light

Exam practice questions

Practical skills

Mathematical skills




Exam practice questions

Specification matching grid


About the authors:

Gareth Kelly  CPhys, MinstP, graduated in Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University.  He taught Physics at Penglais Comprehensive School, Aberystwyth, for 26 years.  He has been involved with A Level and GCSE Physics and Electronics for a major awarding body for over ten years. 

Nigel Wood is an experienced Chief Examiner in A Level Physics for a major awarding body, and was formerly Head of Physics at Dulwich College, London