Yorkshire & North East

Yorkshire, Durham, Tyne and Wear, Northumberland

Our workshops are run at no cost to schools or participants. You can also contact your local Physics Network Coordinator to request a workshop on a topic of your choice, or to host a regional session.

EVENTS

EVENT

LOCATION

DATE

DETAILS

Science Ambassador Training Day – Skipton

Skipton Girls’ High School
BD23 1QL

16 November 2017
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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A full day of training for groups of up to ten Year 8 & 9 students from your school run by the IOP and Skipton Girl’s High School with support from mentors and STEM ambassadors.

The day includes:

– Team building activities;
– Practical activities and confidence building;
– Presentation skills training;
– Group presentations and feedback;
– A set of teaching resources to use with your ambassador group, including information on problem solving and gender stereotypes. 

Each school can bring up to 10 pupils, we would encourage you to bring all-girl groups or ensure at least 50% of the group are female.

IOP Institute of Physics Yorkshire Day

School of Physics and Astronomy
LS2 9JT

12 January 2018
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Lectures, masterclasses, workshops and more. All teachers of physics, technicians and trainees welcome.

This popular day for everyone teaching physics is a mix of practical workshops, inspiring talks and congenial networking. Sessions concentrate on ideas to use in your labs and classrooms.:

Car parking spaces at Leeds University are restricted and should be pre-booked – contact Louise Crabtree with car registration details to do so. Details of the costs for parking can be found Here.

Information on the programme and workshops will be provided soon. You will be contacted by the organiser to select your workshop options.
Please note: the map displayed to the right is the postal address. Access to the physical location of this event via this Link.

Stimulating Physics Network’s York Summer School Year 1

National STEM Learning Centre, York
YO10 5DD

13 August - 16 August 2018
(Residential)

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Our First Year programme covers core topics such as electricity, energy and forces. You’ll be exposed to a range of ideas and resources to address Physics teaching issues, including gender balance in the classroom.

This Summer School is for teachers at Stimulating Physics Network schools whose specialism is not physics.

If you’re new to our Summer Schools, then this is the course for you.

Stimulating Physics Network’s York Summer School Year 2

National STEM Learning Centre, York
YO10 5DD

13 August - 16 August 2018
(Residential)

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The second year programme builds on the foundations laid in the first year course and introduces new topics including radioactivity, momentum and electromagnetism.

This Summer School is for teachers at Stimulating Physics Network schools whose specialism is not physics.

If you’ve attended the First Year previously, then this Second Year course is for you.

West Yorkshire

Request this workshop in 2017

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Making something abstract concrete is a useful tool for those teaching physics. Cloud chambers allow students to see the paths that ionising radiation has travelled. In this workshop you get to make a take away a cloud chamber big enough for a group of people to see into. You'll also get ideas for getting the most out of your dry ice.

Your regional team


Andy Bullough

Higher Education Liaison Officer

a.c.bullough@shu.ac.uk

0114 225 3720

Rachel Hartley

TLC Team Leader

rachel.hartley@iop.org

07920 291 896

Teaching and Learning Coaches (IOP)

Bob Kiddle

bob.kiddle@iop.org

07850 311 220

David McKean

david.mckean@iop.org

07720 084 415

Michael Rolley

michael.rolley@iop.org

07850 311 226

Ruth Wiltsher

ruth.wiltsher@iop.org

07850 311 228

School-based Physics Coaches and Lead Schools

Cara Hutton, Skiption Girls' High School

huttonc@sghs.org.uk

Les Lambert, St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School & Sixth Form College

llambert@stbedes.durham.sch.uk

Tim Clark, Notre Dame High School

tclark@notredame-high.co.uk

Link+ School

Michelle Duffy, Carmel College

mduffy@carmel.org.uk

Physics Network Coordinators

Ruth Wiltsher

ruth.wiltsher@iop.org

Geoffrey Heywood

pnc12ne@gmail.com

Gender Balance Officers

Jenniy Search

jenny.search@iop.org

Claire Aspinall

claire.aspinall@iop.org

 

 

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