Free CPD for Newly Qualified or Recently Qualified Teachers of Physics

Details of the 2022 programme will be posted here soon

Online Conference for Non-Specialist & Early-Career Teachers

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Exeter Maths School’s Online STEM Conference

Target Audience: for non-specialist and early career teachers of Maths, Physics and Computer Science.

Format: online conference held over 3 days – Thurs 24th-Sat 26th June 2021.

Aim: to provide on-going support and inspiration.

How to get involved: book your free place, here!

Capacity: no limit.


Target Audience: specialist Physics teachers who are in their first or second year of teaching.

Format: 2 days of free face-to-face training in the spring term (dependent on the COVID-19 guidelines at the time).

Aim: to give confidence to NQTs/RQTs in teaching challenging topics and managing practical activities.

How to get involved: email to register your interest.

Capacity: 16


NB. If you missed our previous #FridayPhysics sessions, you can catch up with the recordings via our Teaching Physics blog!

Target Audience: specialist Physics teachers seeking to develop their practice.

Format: weekly, online drop-in sessions with IOP school-based Physics Coach, Joe Rowing – delivered as part of the Stimulating Physics Network programme.

Aim: to support teachers to improve Physics education in the South West and beyond.

How to get involved: click on the relevant links below to book your place via the TalkPhysics website

Capacity: unlimited!

DateTopicSession OverviewTalkPhysics Booking Page
14th MayProjectiles & SuvatGeogebra is a great tool to model projectiles - in this session we will model a 2 dimensional acceleration and build up to making a simulation of our own!Book Here!
28th MayMoney TalksIn this session we'll look at the phenomenally interesting physics of money!Book here!
11th JuneMystery BoxesMystery boxes are a fantastic model for science. In this session we will look at how to make, and how to use several kinds of "mystery" to bring excitement to a range of key stages and topics. Audience participation very much encouraged!Book here!

IOP School Support

Target Audience: Physics departments seeking to develop their practice.

Format: half-termly visits to your school (currently online) by an IOP coach to provide guidance, support and training. The focus depends on each school’s need but may include developing schemes of work, encouraging more girls into physics, managing practical resources, developing problem solving.

Aim: to support teachers to improve Physics education in the South West.

How to get involved: email to register your interest.

Capacity: 6 schools

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