A Level Mechanics

Mechanics 1 Essential Notes (AQA)

The Mechanics 1 (AQA) module reduced down to a couple of sides. More than just the equations but good tips and techniques as written by some of our Yr12 students. PDF here.

Mechanics 2 Essential Notes (AQA)

Notes on the Mechanics 2 (AQA) module. PDF here.

How To Approach Mechanics Questions

Students typically find it difficult to know where to begin with mechanics questions so here's a brief guide, some suggestions and common approaches and clues to completing such questions. PDF here.

Lorry Vs Mini (or as Ppt)

Simple image file, consider attempting to push each vehicle and suddenly f=ma makes sense! The ppt has a vertical version of the image too.

Newtons Laws of Motion

Notes on Newton's Laws of Motion PDF here.

Vector Forces in Equilibrium

A series of questions of progressive difficulty, beginning with straightforward trig and building up to resolving and finding resultant forces from systems of three forces. PDF Here.


A Level Mechanics course notes on 'Friction'.

Notes on Moments

A Level Mechanics course notes on 'Moments' (written for the 2017 New Spec). PDF here.

Circular Motion Intro

A good introductory task to considering circular motion. Students estimate radii, velocities and forces of everyday examples of circular motion. PDF here.

Masses and Springs Lab

A great external website demonstration of the conversions between GPE, KE and EPE and remaining constant as a whole.

Velocity & Acceleration Equations

AS Level Mechanics 1, Velocity and Acceleration equations. Print them out on a big colourful sheet and learn them! PDF here

Distance, Velocity, Acceleration Graphs

Mechanics cribsheet to show how distance, velocity, accereation graphs are connected. PDF here.

Vector Forces in Equilibrium

Three sets of progressively more difficult questions on resolving vectors in equilibriumPDF here.

Vertical Circles

A one page set of notes on circular motion and the energy forces involved in vertical circles. PDF here.