Event Information

23 June 2018
9:15 am - 3:45 pm
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This popular CPD day features a mix of practical workshops, inspiring talks and congenial networking. All teachers of physics, technicians and trainees are welcome. Sessions will include ideas for those new to physics teaching as well as the more experienced, with stimulating material for use in your labs and classrooms with ages 11 upwards. Refreshments and lunch provided.

Workshops are run by IOP Network Coordinators and Teaching/Learning Coaches within the Stimulating Physics Network. There will be lots of useful references and resources for your teaching back in school!

Download full description of each workshop and programme here.

Note that the event is on a Saturday.

Programme for the Day

9:15 – 9:45 Registration and refreshments

9:45 – 9:55 Welcome

9:55 – 10:45 Keynote demonstration lecture about Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Small Science – Big Future …  Dr Annela Seddon, Physics Lecturer, University of Bristol

10:45 – 10:55 Introductions

10:55 – 11:15 Break for refreshments

11:15 – 12:30 Session 1 – workshop choices*: Make & Take a current electricity testing kit; Flipped Learning; Resources from the RAF100 Project; Required Practicals for GCSE

12:30 -13:30 Lunch, exhibition and displays

13:30 – 14:45 Session 2 – workshop choices*: Thinking on your feet – Football & Physics; Motor on a Pint make & take; Using isaacphysics.org in your GCSE & A level teaching; Nuclear radiation & particles

14:50 – 15:40 Have you ever shown them this?

Tour our selection of classroom-ready, student-friendly teaching ideas

15:40 – 15:45 Evaluations and close (goody bags on departure)

*Have a look at the workshop summaries before booking.

The day is free to delegates, with support from the IOP, Stimulating Physics Network, Ivybridge Community College, Ogden Trust and others.


  • Ivybridge Community College
  • Harford Road, Ivybridge, PL21 0JA
  • England

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