Space contexts for education.
Skills development for the space sector.

Lead Educators

Robert Woodman

Rober Woodman

Head of Science at Ysgol Bro Gwaun, Fishguard

Having graduated in Physics from Swansea University in 1993 Robert pursued a Master's degree in Environmental Analysis. In 2002, after several years in industry, he completed his PGCE and entered the teaching profession.

Since starting his teaching career Robert has been an examiner with the WJEC and AQA and is currently a team leader with Edexcel. An avid supporter of STEM enrichment, Robert has been successful in securing funding to run many STEM events, including Astronomy and Robotics clubs, workshops for primary teachers and Energy and Electricity Road Shows. He also leads Pembrokeshire's 'Starlab Project', touring schools with a mobile planetarium and solar telescope.

Robert currently teaches Physics and Astronomy, and in 2014 he was award the IoP's 'Physics Teacher of the Year in Wales' award.

In addition to teaching Robert is a founder member, and secretary, of the Preseli Astronomy Group. He regularly gives public lectures, organises 'Star Gazing' events and presents to Brownie and Cub groups.

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.