Beta. This website is in beta. Find out more

Visit original site


Login to to personalise your experience and connect with IOP.

Teachers of Physics Award

The Teachers of Physics awards celebrate the success of secondary school physics teachers who have raised the profile of physics and science in schools.

We know that teachers contribute an immense amount to society and we wish to accord them the recognition they deserve.

With these awards, we honour teachers alongside distinguished research scientists and industrialists.

In this way we recognise that without dedicated teachers there would be no physics research community or technological base in society.

How to make a nomination

To nominate a teacher in Ireland, Scotland or Wales, download the nomination form and referee form and return by the deadline.

There is no need to nominate teachers in England, as we use a metrics based system to determine the winners, based on progression to A-level and A-level results.




View current and previous award winners.

Teachers of Primary Science Award

The Institute of Physics is proud to support the Primary Science Teaching Awards. Learn more about these awards at

Find out about the work of previous winners.

Learn about our other awards