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 physics teachers.

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


Our websites, activity packs and DVDs will help you teach a variety of physics-related topics.

Gender balance

Girls in physics

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

The policy alliance

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. Download activity packs and run your own events.

Early career teachers

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

Professional Development for Teachers


Information on the opportunities available for professional development.

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 digital forum for teachers, technicians and their supporters

CPD & support for teachers of physics in England and Wales

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

Cookie Settings