Intermediate Physics Challenge (formerly Physics Challenge GCSE)
- Exam date: 13th Mar 2020
- Entry deadline: 4th Mar 2020
- Length: 1 hour
- Sat: Within your school
- Marked: Mark scheme provided
- Cost: Free
- Prizes: Certificates and books
This is a single, one-hour paper that is suitable for Year 11 students (GCSE, Standard Grade or equivalent level. The paper includes multiple-choice and short answer sections that aim to test students knowledge and understanding of basic physical principles. The paper is suitable for students who have studied GCSE Science + Additional Science or GCSE Physics or equivalent.
Teachers mark the scripts (a detailed mark scheme is provided) and all participants receive a certificate to indicate their attainment. High-scoring scripts are sent to the Olympiad Office for consideration of the award of prizes. Five of the top scorers (and their teachers) from the Intermediate Physics Challenge are invited to the April prize-giving at the Royal Society.
Preparation should be by working through four past papers (available in past papers)