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Thanks to sponsorship from PPG we are offering £300 bursaries for schools towards one of our Masterclasses for 10 - 14 year olds - find out more here.

Lead Educators

Ruth Rowsell

Ruth Williamson

The Priory Academy LSST

Ruth Rowsell is a National Space Academy Lead Educator based at the Priory Academy LSST in Lincoln.

Ruth studied Chemistry with the Open University before completing the GTP with Nottingham Trent University.  Since qualifying as a teacher Ruth has been teaching Science and A level Chemistry at schools in Peterborough and Lincoln, she has been a program manager and Lead Internal Verifier for the Applied Science BTEC.

Ruth is a keen supporter of STEM enrichment running successful Science and Engineering clubs at both key stage 3 and 4, as well as supporting Primary Science within the Lincoln area.  

Ruth was chosen to co-present Teacher Masterclasses at NASA's 2010 Space Exploration Conference at the Johnson Space Centre in Texas.  



A masterclass or CPD session delivered by Ruth can include:

  • Human impact on the environment and interdependence
  • Rocket science – speed calculations, endothermic and exothermic reactions, balancing equations
  • Conditions in space and on planets in our Solar System
  • New materials and rocket design
  • The search for life on other planets


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