David Allden

David Allden

"Space is an opportunity to bring interest, excitement, enthusiasm and application to the classroom, providing a rich context for curriculum delivery"

David studied Maths and Physics at A-Level, before studying Mechanical Engineering BEng Hons and gaining Qualified Teaching Status at university.

At work...
David is Subject Lead for Secondary Science at the University of Wolverhampton, overseeing teacher training routes to become a qualified science teacher. David also delivers Science CPD programmes to ECT’s/non-specialists in the West Midlands region.

Break time...
David's main hobby is clay pigeon shooting. He also enjoys restoring and racing classic cars.

We asked David...

Given the chance, would you go to space?

What's the best thing about science?
It explains the world around us!

What's the best thing about working at the National Space Academy?
Being lucky enough to deliver engaging activities with a Space theme in secondary schools all over the country.