Physics Teachers' Day 2024 RC298 / C253

Start date
3 Jul 24
1 Day
Jodrell Bank, Bomish Lane, Lower Withington, Cheshire SK11 9DL View on Google Map


The day will be a mix of activities hosted by Jodrell Bank and the Science Learning Partnership.

There will be workshops based around:

1.    Space Physics.2.    Working Scientifically - how developing skills can improve understanding across the physics curriculum and improve grades.3.    Engagement - how to engage pupils and enthuse to them to pursue physics at post-16 level.4.    A brief overview of GCSE Astronomy.

At points throughout the day there will also be a presentation from Jodrell Bank, a telescope talk and a film show in The Space Dome as well as opportunity to explore the various exhibitions.


There is a Teacher Release Payment subsidy of 70% for all eligible schools. Please email to request the discount code that must be used at the time of booking.  Please note that this code does not automatically deduct the cost at the point of booking. TRPs will be released back to the school once attendance of the CPD event has been confirmed. 

Who is the course leader?

  • Mike Melling

    I have taught Physics for over 30 years and was a Head of Department for 21 years. I still teach Physics in a state school in addition to being a...


  • Knowledge of Jodrell Bank as a venue for curriculum enrichment.
  • Developing knowledge of space physics
  • Ideas for pedagogical approaches in the classroom.
  • An understanding of the GCSE Astronomy offer and what it entails.


Physics Teachers' Day03 July 202410:00-16:00Jodrell Bank

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£200.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£400.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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