Extra-curricular resources and activities

Events and activities to further engage your students.

  • Ashfield Music Festival
    Ashfield Music Festival is an activity designed to develop skills in work-related learning and inspire more students to study physics post-16
  • Grants for schools and colleges
    The Science and Technology Facilities Council, the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the Institute of Physics run this grants scheme
  • I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!
    I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! is the UK’s largest online science engagement event where students get to meet and interact with real scientists. It’s an X Factor-style competition between the scientists, where students are the judges
  • Engaging Physicists
    An easy way to find physics speakers, workshops and activities for your school, college or community group.
  • Physics in Perspective
    Physics in Perspective is a three-day enrichment course run by the IOP for sixth formers and college students
  • SciCast Physics
    A resource to help budding mini-science-movie-makers. It includes information on film-making techniques, advice on what equipment to invest in and hundreds of example science clips
  • Physics Activity Pack for STEM clubs
    The Institute produces an activity pack containing physics-based ideas, resources and activities for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) clubs


Related information

Public engagement

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