Physics Plus

By Tom Tierney (Special advisor: Pat Doyle)

A new, exam-focused Leaving Certificate Physics textbook with online student tests and assessment tracker.

  • Contains up-to-date material presented in clear, concise and easily understandable language
  • Full-colour diagrams and photographs throughout 
  • Activities and mandatory experiments are clearly explained
  • Important terms and additional explanatory information are highlighted
  • Includes a comprehensive selection of exam-style questions, reflecting ten years of Leaving Certificate exam papers
  • Suitable for Ordinary and Higher Level students, it also features:
    • Learning objectives at the start of each chapter
    • Sample questions and answers
    • Hundreds of follow-up exercises
    • An answer section to questions within the book
    • An index for easy reference
  • Each unit features a full revision chapter with Leaving Certificate and exam-style revision questions
  • Student Revision Website
    • Student Interactive Resources and Activities – including testing, assessment tracking and mandatory experiment resources –  are available FREE online at
    • This comprehensive set of eLearning materials aids exam preparation,  homework, study and revision, and helps to test students’ knowledge of the  Leaving Certificate Physics course.
  • Interactive Resources
    • Test yourself assessment tracking:
      • A wide range of quizzes and activities by chapter
      • Scoring and feedback reports
    • Mandatory experiment resources, allowing students to review experiments outside scheduled lab time, plus a range of interactive revision questions based on the experiments
    • Flashcard definitions and searchable glossary
    • Exam help with tips and advice on how to tackle the exam
  • Teacher Resources
    • Teachers can access the Physics Plus Online Interactive Textbook at, the student revision site at and also gain access to a bank of free digital resources, including:
      • PowerPoints for each chapter with sample questions and answers
      • Weblinks
      • Diagrams from the book on separate PDFs

                  * Teacher e-book available on

                  * Available to purchase as a student e-book

Class: 5th Year, 6th Year 
Format: Textbook
Price: €32.95
Further Information
Also available as:Edco e-book 
Class:5th Year, 6th Year 
Exam:Leaving Cert
Suitable Levels:For Post Primary, Higher Level, Ordinary Level
Published:March 2014
Publisher:The Educational Company of Ireland (Edco)
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