Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter

    Physics OCR B is horrific,it is difficult, the content is ridiculous and the past papers just silly. I am in year 12 and I have not a clue what to do. I have a bunch of options, but I am not sure what the best is to do (keep in mind I am taking maths, chemistry and History as well as would love to do physics at uni). I could drop and do something with maths and or Chemistry instead, I could change to AQA or another exam board, etc etc. Just please, I am super passionate about physics and it feels like OCR B is the bane of my existence at the moment. Thanks :3.

    The AQA specification is good as it is very well rounded at as the topics are
    Particles and radiation
    Waves and optics
    Mechanics and materials

    Then at A2 there is
    Further mechanics
    Thermal physics
    Nuclear physics
    a optional one from astrophysics, medical physics, engineering physics, turning points and electronics

    It also isnt hard as long as you understand the basics concepts and can apply them
The home of Results and Clearing


people online now


students helped last year

University open days

  1. University of Buckingham
    Postgraduate Open Evening Postgraduate
    Thu, 23 Aug '18
  2. University of Glasgow
    All Subjects Undergraduate
    Tue, 28 Aug '18
  3. University of Aberdeen
    Undergraduate Open Day Undergraduate
    Tue, 28 Aug '18
How are you feeling about GCSE results day?
Help with your A-levels

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni


Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Uni match

Uni match

Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

Study planner

Create a study plan

Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

Study planner

Resources by subject

Everything from mind maps to class notes.

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student doing homework

Study tips from A* students

Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

Study help links and info

Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.