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

Lead Educators

Caroline Molyneux

Caroline Molyneux

Deputy Headteacher at Sharples School, Bolton

Caroline is the Deputy Headteacher at Sharples School in Bolton, Lancashire and has been teaching since 2005. Prior to that she was a postgraduate researcher at the University of Liverpool in Molecular Microbiology.
Caroline teaches Biology, Chemistry and particularly Astronomy which is offered as a GCSE at her school.

In 2007, she was awarded with a National Teaching Award for New Teacher of the Year and in 2010 she was awarded a Royal Society Hauksbee Award for public engagement with Science.

A masterclass or CPD session delivered by Caroline can include:

  • GCSE Science: classes can be tailored to grades 7-9 or 4-6 - using Space as a context to engage students and raise achievement
  • Chemistry of Space at GCSE and A Level - why Chemistry is vital to Space exploration
  • GCSE Astronomy
  • Inspire your staff with Learning and Teaching ideas using the context of space to teach all areas of Science.

"Every class is carefully tailored to the GCSE or A Level syllabus to ensure maximum impact on achievement"

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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.