Teaching Light from KS3 to KS5 with Photonics Explorer kits RH298 / A219

Start date
2 Jul 24
Sir Harry Smith Community College, Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 1XB View on Google Map

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Want to engage your KS3 – KS5 students with amazing practicals to do with light? Then come along to this 2 hour CPD session which includes £200* worth of science equipment for free!


In the session we will take an in depth look at the equipment and you will receive training on how it can be used with all secondary science key stages to give you a fluent, spiral curriculum when teaching about light, waves and photons.


More information about the photonics kit can be found here - https://www.b-photonics.eu/en/photonics-explorer and each kit includes the following:


  • 10 aluminium mirrors (7x7 cm)
  • 20 polarisers (7x5 cm)
  • 10 colour filter sets (7x4 cm) including red, green, blue, cyan, magenta and yellow
  • 10 LED modules with red, green and blue LEDs
  • 10 sets of robust lenses
  • 10 foils with slit and double slit for optical diffraction experiments
  • 10 diffraction gratings
  • 5 m polymer optical fibre
  • 10 eyesafe lasers


* This course includes 1 free kit per school, worth £220.

We are also able to offer £175 cashback subsidies to teachers from Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Braintree & Uttlesford state maintained schools, if course is attended.

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Secondary bespoke support02 July 202415:30-17:30Sir Harry Smith Community College

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£250.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£375.00 +VAT

This course still has availability, book now

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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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