Edexcel A2 Physics Additional Module (Astrophysics)

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For the new spec starting 2015 and the first exam for it being 2017 for A2, you have to do an additional module taught by your school. Mine chose Astrophysics and we have been taught to understand that it will be in paper 3. However looking at the Specimen paper on physicsandmaths tutor and the pearson specification page it says the 3rd paper is a "General and Practical principles in Physics" paper which is 2hr 30 120 marks long, so how will they fit the additional module examination into the paper?
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For the new spec starting 2015 and the first exam for it being 2017 for A2, you have to do an additional module taught by your school. Mine chose Astrophysics and we have been taught to understand that it will be in paper 3. However looking at the Specimen paper on physicsandmaths tutor and the pearson specification page it says the 3rd paper is a "General and Practical principles in Physics" paper which is 2hr 30 120 marks long, so how will they fit the additional module examination into the paper?
You have paper 2 and the optional module (paper 3) in the same exam

Good luck. We chose astrophysics too (it was a close vote, astrophysics won 2-1). It's my specialty subject


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You have paper 2 and the optional module (paper 3) in the same exam

Good luck. We chose astrophysics too (it was a close vote, astrophysics won 2-1). It's my specialty subject


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The thing is I asked my teacher and he said that 1st exam is Year 12 stuff + simple harmonic motion, exam 2 is the Synoptic paper and the last paper is Astrophysics and Experimental methods, so I'm not sure what's going on...
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