New to A level physics NY252 / B19

Start date
4 Jun 20
Duration
4 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us

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Summary

Are you teaching A level physics for the first time, and wish to improve your subject knowledge? Do you wish to strengthen your delivery and confidence, to provide a stimulating and challenging experience for your students?
 
As well as developing subject knowledge we will see how you can integrate inspiring and engaging practical activities. We also cover how to tackle common misconceptions, build cutting edge science into your lessons alongside different activities that use ICT to enable students to make maximum progression.

 


Who is it for?

Focusing on subject knowledge this will benefit physics NQT’s or RQT’s who are teaching A level for the first time, or non-specialists who may be moving from teaching GCSE/KS4 to A level.

What topics are covered?

This four day course covers:
 
  • ⚪   materials

    ⚪   mechanics

    ⚪   electricity

    ⚪   waves

    ⚪   particles and radiation

    ⚪   thermal physics

    ⚪   fields

    ⚪   nuclear and medical physics

    ⚪   astrophysics

    ⚪   maths in physics


How long is the course?

This is a four day intensive residential course split into two residential periods of two days each. Fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.
 

Who is the course leader?

  • Adam Little

    Secondary Physics Professional Development Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York.

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Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
 
  • ✔️   develop engaging and interactive approaches to core topics such as medical physics, forces and motion, quantum physics and electricity

    ✔️   describe examples of contemporary physics such as how the principals behind the detectors at CERN can be used for radiotherapy

    ✔️   prioritise an area of action research that be carried out in your educational establishment

Sessions

New to A-level Physics - Day one04 June 2020 11:00-19:00
New to A-level Physics - Day two05 June 2020 09:00-16:00
New to A-level Physics - Gap task22 September 2020 00:00-00:00
New to A-level Physics - Day Three23 September 2020 11:00-19:00
New to A-level Physics - Day four24 September 2020 09:00-16:00

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Fees & Bursaries

This course still has availability, book now to reserve your place

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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