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Physics for You

A textbook to help you with any GCSE Physics course

Author Keith Johnson

Suitable for:  14-16

Price:  £34.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-837571-5
Publication date: 23/06/2016
Paperback: 400 pages

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Covering all GCSE specifications, this tried and tested series has been fully updated to match the new (9-1) GCSE Physics specifications for first examination in 2018, as well as international specifications. With a focus on science, concepts develop naturally, engaging students and enabling them to get a thorough understanding of Physics.


  • Topics are laid out as double-page spreads in full colour with helpful diagrams and clear text to make it easy for you to understand Physics and gain success
  • Key points are clearly highlighted with useful end-of-chapter Summaries, and a friendly reading level throughout
  • There are a large number of Questions and Worked Examples to help you throughout the course, so you can practise and gain confidence to do better in your exams. There are 8 sections of past exam questions
  • 'Physics at Work' pages enrich your understanding of many applications and uses of Physics in the real world
  • Additional sections give you help on: working scientifically, Maths skills, practical skills, careers using Physics, study skills, revision and exam technique
  • Answers to Questions with many Help Sheets and Extension sheets and Revision support, plus a mapping grid for each specification and can be found on-line. To see these, please click in the box labelled 'Related Items' on the right-hand side.

This page was last updated on 17 May 2021 at 19:30 GMT


  • The clarity and accessibility of this textbook are really excellent - it has proven absolutely invaluable to me when revising and looking over class-work for my GCSE. I would definitely recommend the updated version to any student doing a GCSE in Physics in the near future - this book makes a big difference to revision... everything now seems easier and clearer! - 5* Amazon review
  • A really accessible textbook and made a massive difference to my revision. I really recommend this book. The diagrams helped me understand my GCSE physics course. - 5* Amazon review
  • Highly recommend this textbook for GCSE physics. It's accessible for all abilities and not dull! - 5* Amazon review
  • Energy has been overhauled to follow the new GCSE philosophy of stores of energy, with some useful diagrams following the transfer methods. The specification mapping of page numbers to specification clauses I found useful (available on the website). - 5* Amazon review
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