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Rugby meeting

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


Each year the organising committee, working in cooperation with the IOP’s education department, 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 29th Annual Meeting for Teachers of Physics in Schools and Colleges was held on 8 June 2017.

There were keynote lectures from Debbie Holmes, principal clinical scientist at Northampton General Hospital and the IOP’s Dr Jessica Hamer in the morning session. 

In the afternoon session teachers had the choice of two workshops from those listed below. The workshop sessions provide teachers an opportunity to pick up new ideas and resources.

 Download the full programme


Full conference fee: £35 (to cover lunch, refreshments and speakers’ expenses)

Discounted conference fee : £30 for IOP members/ affiliated schools or colleges

Concession: £15 for NQTs/trainee teachers

Book by Friday 27 May 2017 to avoid a late-booking fee of an extra £5.

Past meetings

Here are the presentations and workshop notes from the 2016 meeting:

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