(Wimbledon) Subject knowledge for physics teaching: Electricity SK102 / WI22-23

Start date
6 Jun 24
8 Weeks
Ricards Lodge High School, Lake Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 7HB View on Google Map


The blended learning course, delivered by The Ogden Trust, supports non-specialist teachers of physics to develop their subject knowledge and pedagogical approaches for teaching electricity at Key Stages 3 and 4.

Learning takes place over an 8-week period and includes the following:

  • Full day face-to-face session.
  • Two online webinars.
  • Supported online study, including activities and quizzes.
  • Face-to-face half day.

Topics covered are static electricity, current electricity, series and parallel circuits, magnetism, electromagnetism and mathematical and practical approaches to teaching electricity.

This course is only available for teachers in England who have QTS and do not have a physics ITT qualification.

How will you learn?



Who is the course leader?

  • David Richardson

    I have been a physics teacher for 23 years, in both the state and private sector. I now teach on the Science PGCE course at Bristol University, and...


The SKPT blended learning CPD will:

  • develop teaching skills and confidence.
  • consider mathematical problem solving, conceptual challenges, practical work and pedagogical reflections.
  • Delivered in a supportive learning network.

On completion of the course teachers can complete a Subject Knowledge Award accredited by the Institute of Physics.

Email skpt@ogdentrust.com for further information or if you have any questions.


SKPT Full day face to face session06 June 202409:30-15:30Ricards Lodge High School
SKPT Half day face to face session18 July 202409:30-12:30Ricards Lodge High School

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State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFreeSubsidy available*£200.00
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£800.00 +VAT

* Your school or college will receive the subsidy on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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