Syllabus

Physics Paper 1 Paper code: 4PH0/1P

• Externally assessed

• Availability: January and June series

6.6% of the totals

Overview of content:

Assesses all content

• Section 1: Forces and motion

• Section 2: Electricity

• Section 3: Waves

• Section 4: Energy resources and energy transfer

• Section 5: Solids, liquids and gases

• Section 6: Magnetism and electromagnetism

• Section 7: Radioactivity and particles

Overview of assessment:

The paper is assessed through a 2 hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel.

The total number of marks is 120.

Physics Paper 2 Paper code: 4PH0/2P

• Externally assessed

• Availability: January and June series 33.3% of the total

IGCSE marks

Overview of content:

Assesses all content

• Section 1: Forces and motion

• Section 2: Electricity

• Section 3: Waves

• Section 4: Energy resources and energy transfer

• Section 5: Solids, liquids and gases

• Section 6: Magnetism and electromagnetism

• Section 7: Radioactivity and particles

Overview of assessment:

The paper is assessed through a 1 hour examination paper set and marked by Edexcel.

The total number of marks is 60.

 

A detailed description of the specification can be found on the Edexcel website:

http://www.edexcel.com/quals/igcse/igcse09/science/Pages/more.aspx