BPhO & BAAO News
International Physics Olympiad Results
The United Kingdom recorded an excellent result at this year’s International Physics Olympiad. Swine flu threatened to cancel the event, held in Mérida, Mexico, but excellent efforts by our hosts enabled most countries to attend.
Physics Practical Project Released
Are you looking for an interesting project to keep your GCSE or AS students occupied after exams? This year, the BPhO have released their Practical Project early so that teachers can choose to use it during the post exams period.
Students in both age groups complete the same experiment, but are ju...
Entry deadlines were omitted from the Physics Challenge (for GCSE) and AS Competition entry forms. Please note the deadlines for entering these competitions are:
Physics Challenge (GCSE, 15th March): 1st March 2019
AS Competition (AS, 8th March): 22nd February 2019
We will do our best, but can...
Erratum Notice: Physics Challenge Entry Forms
Unfortunately there was a printing error in the Teachers Pack sent to schools earlier this month.The buff 2009 Physics Challenge entry form incorrectly refers to Year 12 students and AS papers. This form should refer to Year 11 students and GCSE papers. Please cross out the incorrect information and...
Four Medals for UK Team at Physics Olympics
An excellent result saw the UK Physics team bring four bronze medals and a honourable mention home from the International Physics Olympiad in Hanoi, Vietnam.