Physics and: teacher support

A target to see more than 35,000 students sitting physics has been hit a year early.

Physics and: teacher support

For the seventh consecutive year, the number of students choosing to sit A levels in physics has risen, from a low of 27,368 in 2006 to 35,569 this year.

This is a rise from 34,509 in 2012 to 35,569 this year, when the overall cohort of students sitting A level exams for all subjects is down by 2.5% on last year.