Monthly Archives: August 2014

A new Energy scheme for year 7

I’m in the middle of rewriting the physics energy topic for year 7. This here’s a few thoughts about it as I’m writing it. I noticed it’s down to be one of the first topics in September, so it will … Continue reading

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Thoughts on success and failure: inspired by GCSE results day.

It’s gcse results day today and it’s not the key results day for me this year. I just had a year with no year 11 teaching, but did have a year 10 dual award science group who took one gcse … Continue reading

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A Level results day! Oh, it brings back memories…

This week is dominated by A level results day for me. I had a fab class of 7 year 13 physicists this year. A lovely group to teach. 5 boys, 2 girls. Very good at helping each other and working … Continue reading

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My summer to do list :-)

Don’t worry I’m doing lots of relaxing and fun things this summer. I’m also spending a day a week getting ready for September. It’s nice not working in the evenings 🙂 So what do I need to do before September? … Continue reading

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Displays – what studying physics can do for you

This year I intend to do a bit more with the displays in my classroom. I share it, so haven’t got a lot of space. I trialled an interactive display last year where I would ask the students a question … Continue reading

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