Past Events for Schools Outreach

17 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm

Invitation only

Schools Physicist of the Year Awards (SPotY)

Awards ceremony to recognise the most promising Year 10 physics students in the region.

Students have been nominated by their teachers based on their excellence or enthusiasm in physics. All nominated students will receive a certificate and small prize.

11 Aug 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

2 Aug 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

29 Jul 2016 - 3:00pm to 30 Jul 2016 - 4:00pm

Oxford Physics, St John's College and British Physics Olympiad invite school physics teachers to attend the first Oxford Physics Teachers Conference.

The event provides the opportunity to find out about advances in cutting edge physics and provides guidance and resources on helping your students to develop advanced problem solving skills in physics. Example physics problems will be explored along with simple demonstrations that are designed to challenge students into new ways of thinking.

14 Jul 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

8 Jul 2016 - 3:00pm to 9 Jul 2016 - 4:00pm

Invite only
The Department of Physics and St John's College are hosting the first British Physics Olympiad Masterclass for Year 12 students who achieved a Gold Award in the AS Challenge.

Through specialised talks and workshops, the event aims to broaden knowledge and experience of Physics and develop problem-solving skills.

You'll meet other top AS physics students from across the UK and get to experience life as an Oxford University undergraduate student.

The programme includes:

29 Jun 2016 (All day) to 30 Jun 2016 (All day)

Physics Open Days

Open Days - Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th June 2016
We are open from 10:00 - 16:00

Due to anticipated building works our 2016 open day event will be much smaller than in previous years.

We endeavor to offer admissions talks, demonstrations, tours of the department and the chance to speak to current tutors and students.

27 Jun 2016 - 9:30am

Parking: Available to all (details will be emailed closer to the date)
Catering: Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided
Event fee: Free
Prizes: Of course!

18 Jun 2016 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

A one-day workshop on solving physics problems on Saturday 18th June 2016. The day will cover extending able students in class through providing extension classes to help them explore their interest in physics. Teachers with experience in stretching students in physics will be present to offer advice, suggestions, ideas and answer questions.

This event is sponsored by the British Physics Olympiad which is supported by the University of Oxford. Staff from the Department of Physics will also be at the event to talk about admissions.

14 Jun 2016 - 9:30am to 16 Jun 2016 - 3:45pm

Tuesday 14 June 2016: Health
Wednesday 15 June 2016: Technology
Thursday 16 June 2016: Environment