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March 2011

KS3 Physics Training – Day 4 Electricity & Magnetism (Tuesday 29th March 2011)

The course was very engaging and inspiring! Rebecca Hall, Bournville.
The course was easy to understand, exciting and engaging! Catriona Young, Aston Manor.

Waverley last lesson at Physics Factory – Friday 25th March 2011

The Waverley Year 11 group visited the kefw Physics Factory for the final time today and were taught an AS Physics lesson. The objective was to show the students the level of difficulty of the content at A Level in order that they can make a more informed decision about whether to choose Physics at post 16.
The group have been a credit to their school and a pleasure to teach! Philip Jones

KS3 Physics Training – Day 3 Energy & Generating Electricity (Thursday 24th March 2011)

Excellent course! I loved every minute! Saema Kauser, Lordswood Boys.
Excellent as usual. Very inspirational and enjoyable. Richard Burton, Bournville.
Very useful and inspiring! Kayleigh Bullock, Aston Manor.

Queensbridge School – Year 11 P3 Gas Laws, IAA support and BTEC Workshops – week commencing 21st March 2011

Over 100 students from Queensbridge School are set to visit both Physics Factories this week for intensive support for their GCSE and BTEC courses.

AS Maths in the Physics Factory – KESH Academy – Friday 18th March 2011

11 AS Maths students from KESH Academy came to the Physics Factory to experience a practical approach to AS Mechanics. They studied velocity-time graphs using data-loggers, resolved forces, predicted and measured forces on an object on an inclined plane and experienced Newton’s Laws of motion on a hovercraft!

Hodgehill School – Edexcel P2 Compression Springs IAA – 18th March 2011

22 Year 10 Students from Hodgehill School visited the KESH Academy Physics Factory to complete their P2 IAA, investigating crumple zones and compression springs.

Heartlands Academy – GCSE Waves (OCR P5) and AS Taster Day – 17th March 2011

34 Students from Heartlands Academy visited the KESH Academy Physics Factory on Thursday 17th March for a whole day of GCSE and AS waves-themed Physics fun! They were taught the OCR GCSE waves topics, and got to sample some AS Physics with experiments on light interference and standing waves.

SSAT NQT conference – how does the Physics Factory engage students? Thursday 17th March 2011

 I wish science had been like this when I was at school! Helen Campbell, Derbyshire NQT (Technology)
Had Physics been taught like this way when I was at school I may have achieved more than a grade B at C.S.E! Theresa Brown, Staffordshire NQT (ICT)

KS3 Physics Training – Day 2 Sound and Light (Tuesday 15th March 2011)

This course made me excited to teach Physics! Cat Young

Excellent course, thoroughly enjoyed everything! Saema Kauser

Woodgate Year 6 Lesson (Monday 14th March 2011)

As part of ‘Science and Engineering Week’ a group of Year 6 students from Woodgate Primary School visited the Physics Factory. The students had great fun learning about how sound travels and how to make a speaker from everyday materials.
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