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AQA A-Level Physics Student Revision Conference

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This A-Level Physics conference, fully revised for 2023 will provide students with a highly valuable and motivational revision day with top quality guidance and advice from leading senior A-Level Physics examiners and teaching experts for A-Level Physics. Throughout the day, students will actively participate in relevant, focused sessions with an emphasis on how to improve their grades.

The conference focuses on the challenging areas students need to understand for success in the 2023 examinations. The revision conference will also include feedback from the AQA exam board on what students need to do to maximise grades.


  • Gain first hand guidance and advice from highly experienced examiners and leading subject experts
  • Reinforce and enhance your understanding of the key themes of A-Level Physics to ensure top level responses
  • Benefit from examiner insight: how to improve grades and what gets the marks
  • Exceptional advice on the skills, depth of understanding required to achieve high grades in A-Level Physics
  • Take away a full set of conference notes, written by the expert speakers themselves


Welcome and introductions

10.00 – 10.20am

Answering Paper 1

10.20 – 11.20am
  • Explore the most challenging topic area in Sections 1-5 of the specification and identifying why they are difficult (in particular Waves and Newton’s Laws).
  • Develop revision strategies to prepare for questions with unfamiliar contexts
  • Improve your problem solving skills to present calculation answers effectively and gain full marks
  • Gain better understanding of how to interpret exam questions through mark schemes and exemplar material

Break – Submit your questions for our expert and win a prize

1.20 – 11.40am

Answering Paper 2

11.40 – 12.40pm
  • Explore the most challenging topic area in Sections 6-8 of the specification and identifying why they are difficult (in particular Fields and Radioactivity).
  • Develop a technical vocabulary to improve performance on description/ explanation questions
  • Effective revision and study techniques to make important links between key concepts within and between A-level physics topics
  • Efficient strategies for tackling the multiple-choice section


12.40 – 1.10pm

Ask the examiner

1.10 – 1.20pm
  • Student questions on A-level Physics are answered by our experts

Answering Paper 3 Practical Skills and Data Analysis

1.20 – 2.40pm
  • Improving the skills of graph-plotting and analysis of graphs by following the guidelines for best practice
  • Developing communication skills in relation to describing methods and use of equipment through written communication activities linked to practical activities
  • Focussing on basic numeracy skills and systematic approaches to mathematical problem solving
  • Understanding how to estimate and calculate uncertainties in experimental measurements and derived physical quantities.
  • Developing capacity to tackle novel experiments beyond the twelve core practicals
  • Students will work through selected questions to address these skills


2.40 – 2.55pm

Exam technique, Final Top Tips and Close

2.55 – 3.20pm
  • Improving the way you layout and communicate your thinking in exam answers so examiners understand you
  • Use time management methods to maximise effectiveness of your exam time
  • Ensure that you understand what the question is asking for
  • Be over-prepared for the paper, do not leave things to chance


The Regent Hall, 275 Oxford Street, London, W1C 2DJ | Wednesday 25 January 2023

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This conference, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school. Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or click below to make an enquiry.


Alessio Bernardelli worked as Examiner for a number of years with WJEC and Cambridge International Education. He is also a published author, with his GCSE Physics revision guide for Scholastic and his A-level exam practice book for Hodder. Alessio has over 18 years of teaching experience and has worked as Head of KS3 Science and Head of Physics.

Howard Dodd has worked as an A-level Physics Principal Examiner (writing exam papers and supervising marking) for over twenty years being employed by OCR, AQA and Edexcel. He has a national reputation for providing high quality and helpful in-service training courses for secondary and post-16 teachers.



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