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Event times

13:30 - 17:00 GMT

Event Price

Free Registration

Event location


0114 235 7980

Are you….

• A non-specialist teacher who has the potential to teach Physics?
• A teacher who wants to retrain to teach Physics in addition to your main subject (eg. Maths, Engineering, Science, etc)?
• A teacher wishing to return to the profession to teach Physics?

If so, you could get FREE training to specialise as a Physics teacher.

The Sheffield Teaching School Alliance is pleased to offer a programme for non-specialist teachers who have the potential to teach Physics, want to retrain as a Physics teacher or wish to return to the profession and teach Physics. This high quality and high impact programme will be delivered by a highly experienced Physics teacher.

Course outline

Seven remote learning sessions, running from 1:30pm to 5:00pm:

  • 13 Jan 2021: Introduction and using maths in Physics.
  • 20 Jan 2021: Forces and motion.
  • 03 Feb 2021: Electricity.
  • 24 Feb 2021: Electromagnetism.
  • 03 March 2021: Electromagnetic Spectrum.
  • 17 March 2021: Radioactivity.
  • 31 March 2021: Space.

Expected outcomes

By engaging with this training programme you
will be able to:

  • Increase your understanding and confidence at KS3 and KS4 in Physics.
  • Develop an understanding of common misconceptions.
  • Employ the effective use of scientific models.
  • Rehearse opportunities for practical learning.
  • Draw on a wider range of techniques and pedagogies to improve your students’ knowledge and understanding of Physics.
  • Understand more about the researched benefits of active learning approaches.
  • Teach the mathematical aspects of Physics with greater confidence.
  • Gain reflection time.

Course facilitator

Lorraine Agass, recently retired from her role as Head of Year 13 and Physics teacher at Silverdale School. Lorraine has extensive experience teaching Physics.


This is a free course for current teachers.

How to apply

Contact us and we will talk you through the application process.