CfE Higher Study Guides from Bright Red

There is no shortcut to passing any course at SQA Higher level. To obtain a good pass, you need consistent and regular revision throughout the course. The aim of all our CfE Higher BrightRED Study Guides is to help you achieve success in your SQA exams through concise and engaging course coverage with plenty of activities and examples. CfE Higher courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities.

Our CfE Higher Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Index of key terms. Every Higher Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

BrightRED Study Guide


John Taylor

Revised and up-to-date with the latest SQA course and assessment changes. Engaging content with worked examples to support.


ISBN: 978-1-906736-67-5

The SQA Higher Physics course provides opportunities for you to acquire the knowledge and skills relevant to current physics topics. It is designed to help students understand and investigate the world in an engaging and enjoyable way. In each unit, you will develop skills of scientific enquiry, investigation and analytical thinking, along with the required knowledge and understanding.

By using this book in your classroom or home revision, you will also research issues and communicate your findings while developing skills of scientific literacy.

This Study Guide, and the supporting BrightRED Digital Zone material, will guide your through the all content and skills you need to succeed at Higher Physics.


  • Introduction
  • Skills
  • Our Dynamic Universe
  • Particles and Waves
  • Electricity
  • Course Assessment 
  • Appendices