Content tailored for teachers

Whether you are a specialist or non-specialist, experienced teacher or trainee, our resources are designed to support you inside and outside of the classroom. Use the links below to explore our suite of activity packs, websites, reports and community groups.

All of our resources are available to you free of charge. If you can’t find what you need, please get in touch by sending an email to

Schools and Colleges Affiliation Scheme

Schools and Colleges Affiliation Scheme

Join our affiliation scheme for both specialist and non-specialist teachers who teach physics.

Careers and student resources

Careers and student resources

Careers resources to help students make informed decisions about their future.

Get involved

Get involved

Access our community networks to get involved with the physics teaching community.

Resources for the classroom


Websites, activity packs and DVDs to help you teach a variety of topics.

Girls in physics

Girls in physics

Reports and guidance to help schools address the issue of girls’ under-representation in physics post-16.


SCORE logo

Benchmarking and planning tools to help with the resourcing of practical work in science.

Enrichment resources

Enrichment resources

Further engage your students through our extracurricular activities.

Early career teachers

A range of support is available if you are new to teaching physics or recently qualified.

Related information


Audio and video resources for those in education

Physicists in Primary Schools (PIPS)

Resources for physicists who want to interest young children in physics

The classroom and beyond

Education support and activities 2012

Other IOP websites

A community for teachers of physics and their supporters

A support network for teachers and pupils of physics in England

Your guide to physics on the web

Ideas and resources for teaching physics to students aged 16-19

Search for undergraduate physics courses in the UK and Ireland