The Stimulating Physics Network provides no-cost support to secondary schools across England.

Our Partner Schools receive bespoke support from their local Teaching and Learning Coach (TLC); along with access to select enrichment and enhancement activities. To find out if your school is eligible to become a Partner School, please complete the form below.

Please note: only state funded secondary schools in England are eligible for Partner School status. Independent schools are warmly invited to become Link Schools, to host (and teachers to attend) Physics Network Coordinator workshops across the UK or have teachers attend our regional network days.

All secondary schools in England are eligible for Link School status - receiving Stimulating Physics Network support to host TLC-led CPD sessions for teachers in their local area, establish sustainable professional networks and support the development of school-based training.

Please complete this form to join as a Partner, Link or Link+ School.

Applications for Lead Schools are now open

Physics Lead Schools are the hub of an active local network of schools and physics teachers. A nominated physics teacher from your school will be seconded by the Institute of Physics (IOP) as a School-based Physics Coach for one day a week, starting in September 2018. Salary costs and expenses will be covered up to £10,000 per year.

Find out more about Lead Schools, and take a look at the application criteria.

Please download and complete this form to apply for Lead School status. When you have completed the form, please email it to Communications Administrator Matthew Pendell at