Subject knowledge enhancement: Physics KS4 RX014 / A04

Start date
19 Jun 20
7 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


This course will provide background subject knowledge to help planning and teaching Physics for Key Stage 4. It will build on your knowledge from undertaking the Key Stage 3 Physics course.  Start your Key Stage 4 teaching with the tools and confidence to plan and teach effective learning for your physics classes. You will explore ways of building student understanding, taking into account misconceptions and common issues in teaching these concepts.


You will be able to:

  • make links between forces and motion using Newton’s Laws.
  • develop an understanding for electricity and magnetism using a stepped series of student-led activities.
  • cultivate a secure understanding of atomic structure to help teach radioactive decay.
  • evaluate a range of Key Stage 4 practicals including the resistance of wire, Ohm’s Law, Hooke’s Law and density.


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This course is fully funded to participants from maintained schools in England. If you are from an independent school or from an organisation outside of England then you will be charged £150.

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree
State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree

Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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