08. November 2019 - 10:00 till 16:00
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Physics - Subject Specific Programmes | Harris City Academy Crystal Palace | Friday, 08. November 2019

Cost: £150 per day or £350 if all four days are booked.
All of our Physics programmes are delivered by Gethyn Jones, Director of Physics and Harris City Academy Crystal Palace. Gethyn is a physics teacher with 27 years’ experience at the chalkface. He is also an award-winning resource author with over 225 000 downloads on TES Resources, and a contributing author on several high profile projects.
Mind the Gap! Bridging the GCSE to A-level Divide
Wed 16 Oct 2019 - 10am – 4pm
The course will cover the following:

Applying Rosenshine's Principles to Physics Teaching
Problem areas in Y12 Physics (e.g. electric circuits, momentum, and circular motion)
Sustainable homework and out-of-lesson learning without tears

Teaching Required A’ Level Practicals 1-6
 Fri 8 Nov 2019 - 10am – 4pm
 This course will focus on developing:

Basic measurement skills (micrometer and Vernier scales)
Care and Handling of a laboratory notebook
Risk analysis
Estimating uncertainties
Basic graphical analysis using Excel

 Teaching Required A’ Level Practicals 7-12
 Tue 3 Dec 2019 -10am – 4pm
  This course will focus on developing:

Advanced measurement skills (e.g. CRO and search coils, use of GM counter-scaler)
Handling radioactive sources
Advanced graphical analysis (extrapolation and alternative lines of best fit)

Misconceptions at Physics A’ Level
Wed 8 Jan 2020 -10am – 4pm
The course will cover the following:

Awareness of common misconceptions and p-prims
Problem areas with Y13 Physics (SHM, capacitors, gravitational potential)
Preparing students for AQA Paper 3 (Practical Skills and Astrophysics)