Classroom Physics

Classroom Physics is the magazine published by the IOP Education Department for the physics teaching community. It is for anyone teaching physics, whether in-field or out-of-field, experienced teacher, new teachers, laboratory technicians and other support staff. Plus our readers include policy-makers, teacher trainers and  other academics.

Each edition of Classroom Physics contains:

  • News
  • A pull-out section of resources and classroom ideas with a particular theme
  • Continuing professional development opportunities and events
  • Articles about the latest research in physics education
  • Digests from relevant IOP publications and other organisations we work alongside.

Classroom Physics is published quarterly, in March, June, September and December. It is available online here on IOPSpark - you can see the full archive below.

IOP Affiliated Schools and Colleges receive print copies of the magazine as well as resources, e-mail updates and other print publications. Find out more by visiting

Classroom Physics archive

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