Event Information

7 July 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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A full day of Physics CPD workshops provided by the Stimulating Physics Network – whether you’re a physics specialist or not. All teachers of physics, technicians and trainees are welcome.

There is no charge to attend – the conference is very generously hosted by Charterhouse School, in Godalming, Surrey and offers the opportunity to take part in a number of different workshops over the day.

Lunch and refreshments provided.

Download full description of each workshop and programme here.

Programme for the day

09.15 – 09.45 Registration, refreshments and exhibitor stands

09.45 – 09.55 Welcome and introductions

10.00 – 11.00 Workshop One choices*: Extreme Physics; SEPnet Connect Physics Interactive workshop; A Sense of Proportion: How to get them to remember all those equations; EM Spear make & take; RAF100 STEM activities; Using isaacphysics.org in your GCSE and A – Level Teaching 

11.10 – 12.10 Workshop Two choices*: Motor on a Pint – make & take; Fleming’s left hand rule: F=BIL; Rotation marking – how to make your marking more effective and efficient; EM Spear make & take; Rocket launcher make & take; RAF100 STEM activities  

12.10 – 12.30 Refreshment break

12.35 – 13.35 Workshop Three choices*: Why do girls tend not to choose Physics A level?; Football and Physics; Problem solving to improve factual recall; Energy – take it to the next level; Rocket launcher make & take (continued); Woah! The physics of viral videos and other fun stuff

13.35 – 14.20 Lunch and exhibitor stands

14.25 – 15.25 Workshop Four choices*: Inclusive teaching and the GCSE Required Practicals; Football and Physics; Motor on a Pint – make & take; Energy – take it to the next level; Maths for GCSE Physics; Woah! The physics of viral videos and other fun stuff

15.40 -16.30 Finale – The Laser Light Express Roadshow

*Have a look at the workshop summaries before booking.

Workshops are run by experienced IOP trainers from the Stimulating Physics Network Programme and partner organisations. There will be lots of useful activities and resources for your teaching back in school! The event is very generously hosted and supported by Charterhouse School in Godalming, Surrey.


  • Contact Details: Suzy Gray s.gray@soton.ac.uk


  • Charterhouse School
  • Charterhouse Road, Godalming, GU7 2DE
  • United Kingdom

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