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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

Ian Tippey

Ian Tippey

Head of Physics, The King's Academy, Middlesborough

Ian is currently the Head of Physics at The King's Academy in Middlesbrough.  Previous to this he was Deputy Director of Science at Framwellgate School, Durham.  As well as physics, Ian also teaches a GCSE Astronomy course.

Ian has worked with Science Learning Centres on various opportunities including a cross curriculum links project between Mathematics and Science and a Science in the News project.  In addition to this Ian has given talks and run activities with both primary schools and cub scouts.


A masterclass or CPD session delivered by Ian can include:

  • Threats to Earth
  • Mission to Mars
  • Why is Space research important?
  • What is Curiosity doing?
  • Using space as a context for GCSE Physics/Science and A-Level Physics

 Availability: Fridays only

"Many students are interested in space and careers within the industry and the Space Academy will address these interests and give a clear direction towards careers in the space sector, ensuring Britain remains a leading nation."




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