Extracurricular resources and activities

Explore a wide variety of extra-curricular resources and activities to further engage your students listed below.

  • Music festival
    An activity designed to develop skills in work-related learning and inspire more students to study physics post-16. 
  • Grants for schools and colleges
    Providing schools with grants of up to £600 for projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics or engineering, run by the Science and Technology Facilities Council, the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the Institute of Physics.
  • I'm a scientist, get me out of here!
    The UK’s largest online science engagement event where students get to meet and interact with real scientists. It’s an X Factor-style competition between the scientists, where students are the judges.
  • Toolkit for Organising Routes through Education events in Schools
    Everything to help organise an event to provide information for pupils and parents into different careers.
  • SciCast Physics
    A former physics communication movie-making competition with the submitted films still available to view on their website.
  • Physics Activity Pack for STEM clubs 
    The pack contains physics-based ideas, resources and activities for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) clubs.
  • Thinking on your feet: Football and physics 
    This resource from the education team has been developed in collaboration with Arsenal Football Club and explores 8 physics activities linked to the game.


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