(Doncaster) Subject Knowledge for Physics Teaching: Energy SK104 / D23-24

Start date
21 Jun 24
8 Weeks
Outwood Academy Adwick, Windmill Balk Lane, Woodlands, Doncaster DN6 7SF 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 Energy 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.

Topics covered are: the energy stores and pathways, gravitational and kinetic energy, power and efficiency, energy resources, fuels and energy usage. Face to face days include required practicals.

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


Who is the course leader?

  • Mike Melling

    I have taught Physics for over 30 years and was a Head of Department for 21 years. I still teach Physics in a state school in addition to being a...


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.


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

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

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