Rugby meeting

The annual meeting for teachers of physics in schools and colleges.

The 29th annual meeting for teachers of physics in schools and colleges will be held on 8 June 2017 at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire.



Each year the organising committee, working in cooperation with the education department of the Institute, organises a one-day meeting at Rugby School for teachers of physics in schools and colleges, and teachers in training.

Chair of the organising committee: Dr Andy Davies (

Secretary: Andy Clark (


The 28th annual meeting held on the 9th of June 2016 featured keynote lectures by Dr Ceri Brenner of the Central Laser Facility, Science & Technology Facilities Council entitled “Lasers and Super Exciting Research: it’s all in the name!“ and David Featonby entitled “ What Happens Next?”. The afternoon session consisted of hands-on workshops, providing a wonderful opportunity for teachers not only to pick up new ideas and resources but also offering a platform for discussion and idea sharing. 

Download the full programme

Here are the presentation and workshop notes from the 2016 meeting.

Here are the presentations and workshop notes from the 2015 meeting:

Full conference fee: £35 (to cover lunch, refreshments and speakers’ expenses)
Discounted conference fee : £30 for IOP members/affiliated schools or colleges
Concessions: £15 for NQTs/trainee teachers

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