Sally Smith

Exciting Opportunity to Join Physics Partners as Director of Education!

Physics Partners is delighted to announce that we are seeking a dynamic and proactive individual to fill the pivotal role of Director of Education. This role is essential in enhancing our support for physics teachers nationwide, particularly those who are non-specialists. To apply for this role, please send a cover letter outlining your interest, qualifications, … Read more

Inspiring the Next Generation of Physicists: Winners Announced in Prestigious ‘What Lights Up Your Love Of Physics?’ Competition

Nearly 100 schools from across the nation submitted entries to into the first ‘What Lights Up Your Love Of Physics?’ competition, and the standard of entries was incredibly high. After rigorous evaluation by a distinguished panel of judges, the top 10 finalists were invited to a one-night residential event at the historic Merton College, University … Read more

Chief Executive Announcement

The Board of Trustees are pleased to announce that Sally Smith has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer for Physics Partners. Sally has been with Physics Partners since 2021, having previously worked at Diabetes UK for nearly 10 years. She is experienced in charity management and stakeholder engagement having managed a wide variety of service … Read more

Winchester Festival of Physics 2023

On Monday 17th July, teachers from across Hampshire gathered at the impressive Winchester College for a day of physics workshops, generously hosted and supported by the college. Jessica Hamer, from the Institute of Physics, started the day with an insightful and thought-provoking session on how to ensure physics lessons are inclusive to all. She encouraged … Read more

Harwin Visit

On Tuesday 6th June a group of Hampshire based physics teachers joined Physics Partners on a tour of Harwin. Harwin is world-leading specialist in reliable and high-performance interconnectors, based in Farlington, Portsmouth. The factory was first built on the site in 1963 and their impressive facilities have expanded and modernised over time. They now use advanced … Read more

Wishing Bryan Berry, our CEO, a Happy Retirement!

After 4 wonderful years leading Physics Partners charity as CEO, we are delighted to wish Bryan Berry well in his upcoming retirement in June this year. Bryan has been a brilliant CEO and the charity has grown greatly under his leadership. He professionalised this small charity, which has previously been mainly run by volunteers, bringing … Read more

Physics Partners Welcome a New Chair

We are delighted to announce that Isabelle Haigh has joined Physics Partners at Chair of the Board of Trustees. Isabelle brings extensive experience and expertise. She is a highly regarded energy expert with 32 years of experience in both Gas and Electricity. Until recently she sat on the executive team at National Grid ESO, and … Read more

Summer term workshops for Hampshire Physics CPD Network in 2021/22

The Hampshire Physics CPD Network have been really pleased with the response to our series of CPD workshop in 2021/22. We have now confirmed our programme of workshops for the summer term, as well as our end of year Festival of Physics which will take place on Saturday 9th July at Winchester College. ‘All About … Read more

Funding announcement!

Physics Partners are delighted to have received a £15,000 grant from the Garfield Weston Foundation. The team at Physics Partners have strong ambitions to expand our reach to areas of deprivation throughout England. We therefore applied to the Garfield Weston Foundation for their support to allow us to continue to grow our infrastructure. This will … Read more