Lead Educators

Leanne Hawthorne

Leanne has been a keen advocate of Physics throughout her teaching career which started in 2003. Leanne studied Physics at Brunel University and has been a Teacher Network Co-ordinator in Northern Ireland for the Institute of Physics since 2010. She was also selected as a Leading Science Teacher in Oxfordshire between 2001 and 2004.

As well as taking on a role developing new curriculum material for use in Northern Ireland, Leanne has just started studying for a Master's Degree with Oxford University.


"Having witnessed some incredible changes and developments in Space Science during my lifetime I am excited to be a small part of the education of future generations for the exciting times ahead." 

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.