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The Coopers' Company and Coborn School

Physics

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand. - Albert Einstein

If you have an enquiring mind, are interested in the nature of universe, are of good mathematical ability and enjoy problem solving then A Level physics is for you. Students further their knowledge and understanding through the study of theory in conjunction with practical work. In addition they learn how the study of physics relates to the real world.

The Science Department at Coopers’ Company and Coborn School offers highly qualified, specialist teachers, experienced technicians and a strong emphasis on practical work and independent learning. Our teachers are supportive and approachable; they enjoy their work and are open to further learning and development. The department also has strong links with professional bodies such as Imperial College, The Society for Biology, The Royal Society , The Royal Horticultural Society, Essex Wildlife Trust, The Institute of Physics and Pearsons Edexcel.

Our Ethos:

Our students are:
  • successful students who can think and work independently yet are able to cooperate with others and enjoy their learning experiences.
  • rounded and respectful individuals who are self-confident and able to communicate clearly.
  • dedicated students who do not fear failure.
  • citizens who consider others and work for the benefit of all.
Our curriculum aims to:
  • inspire an interest in science and to foster an enquiring mind.
  • help all students develop into scientifically literate citizens who can make informed decisions.
  • prepare students to be future scientists