(South- East London) Subject knowledge for physics teaching: Forces SK103 / SEL22-23

Start date
5 Jun 24
8 Weeks
THE JOHN ROAN SCHOOL, Maze Hill, London SE3 7UD View on Google Map


This blended learning course, delivered by The Ogden Trust, supports non-specialist teachers of physics to develop their subject knowledge and pedagogical approaches for teaching forces 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: introduction to forces, deforming forces, frictional forces, Newton’s laws, motion (speed, distance, time), motion (velocity, acceleration, momentum), non-contact forces, forces in action.

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



Who is the course leader?

  • Shane Clark

    Shane Clark BSc(Hons), MSc, MBA, QTS, PGCE, PGDE, NPQH, CPhys, CsciTeach, CTeach, MInstP


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 session05 June 202409:30-15:13THE JOHN ROAN SCHOOL
SKPT Half day face to face session17 July 202409:30-12:30THE JOHN ROAN 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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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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