Physics is taught by James Keating and is a senior cycle subject that is introduced to the students in Transition year.

The course material is as follows:

  • Electronics *Linear Motion
  • Heat *Momentum
  • Light *Forces
  • Sound *Work/Energy/Power
  • Mechanics *Density/Pressure
  • Electricity *Harmonic motion
  • Nuclear Power *Radioactivity
  • Applied Electricity *Electronics


Physics is not just a subject that you learn about in the school laboratory; you live in a world of Physics. Physics and its effects are part of daily life. There are numerous applications of physics in the home, in medicine and industry, in communications, in travel and in leisure activities. Students take physics to prepare you for life in a world that is full of science and technology.

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