Lead Educators

Ian Tippey

Ian Tippey

Ian studied Physics and Sports Science at the University of Loughborough. He went onto study Astronomy for teachers at Liverpool John Moors.

At work...
Ian is Head of Physics at Framwellgate School in Durham. He teachers Physics and Astronomy.

Ian has worked with Science Learning Centres on various opportunities including a cross curriculum links project between Maths and Science, and a Science in the News project.

Break time...
Ian enjoys kayaking and is a member of the Bishop Auckland kayaking club!

We asked Ian...

Given the chance, would you go to space?
Of course

What's the best thing about science?
Learning why...

What's the best thing about working at the National Space Academy?
Working with different enthusiastic students.