For Teachers and Schools

The School strives to improve relations between itself and schools by offering talks on recent interesting scientific research on Physics and Astronomy and on more familiar material of general interest.

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Educational Resources

In partnership with Las Cumbres Observatory, science made simple and STFC, we have produced some innovative educational tools including interactive shows and e-learning environments for the classroom.

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Inspiring Science Education

The Inspiring Science Education (ISE) programme aims to motivate and stimulate teachers to attract youngsters to the world of scientific discoveries, natural and scientific phenomena and much more by providing them within their classrooms with access to the latest, interactive tools and digital resources.


Universe in the Classroom

Universe in the Classroom is a new initiative that will provide improved teaching methods and innovative tools to modernise and enhance the way STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) are taught to young children.

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Christmas Lecture

The Annual Christmas Lecture in the School of Physics and Astronomy will next be held in December 2014. Details will be provided at a later date.

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Useful Links

We have selected some web pages which could be of interest to teachers for enrichment material or for teaching purposes and of value to A level and undergraduate students.