When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Maggie Baird
  • Course Code W22SCIH01A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This course is a continuation from Key Concepts in Science: Physics, however no prior knowledge is required. Learn in greater detail the basic fundamentals and principles of physics in a series of fun, hands-on sessions.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explore the nature of heat and temperature
  • Describe the types of radiation in the electromagnetic spectrum and understand their uses
  • Investigate electrical and magnetic phenomena and build an electric motor
  • Understand the effect of gravity on objects on the Earth and explain the motion of planets and satellites
  • Explore the particles and forces inside the atom and describe the processes of radioactive decay, fission and fusion


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    A series of fun and engaging sessions. You will learn through demonstrations, videos and discussion.

    Entry requirements

    Open to all - no prior knowledge required. It is recommended that Key Concepts in Science: Physics is taken before this course, however this is not essential.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    For further course information please email science.enquiries@morleycollege.ac.uk

    What you need

    A notepad and pen would be useful. All other materials and handouts will be provided.

    What you can do next

    Help your children with Physics at Key Stage 2 and 3. Take a Level 2 course in science or Physics. Apply to study Access to HE: Science (additional entry requirements apply - please see course page for further details)