Studying physics at Fettes gives pupils an exciting opportunity to study the universe from tiny particles to vast distances between galaxies. Our Physics Department is dynamic and focused on helping pupils achieve consistently excellent results.


Pupils at Fettes study IGCSE Physics in the Third, Fourth and Fifth Forms. They can then go on to choose either A Level or the IB Diploma both of which offer challenging and fascinating study opportunities.

Find out more about the Physics curriculum at Fettes Physics [PDF - 341kB]

Our staff

We have four dedicated subject specialists who teach across the full range of age and ability of students at Fettes, supported by our own technician.

We are all keen to share our enthusiasm for Physics and provide the relevant study skills to help pupils develop independent learning.

Lessons include a large practical element as well as the extensive use of computers and smart boards.