We deliver a lively and varied programme of activity for secondary school students and teachers to support our dual aims of increasing access to Oxford and increasing diversity in STEM. Activities are delivered by staff and students across the Department of Physics and include engaging research talks, interactive workshops, dynamic shows, hands-on festival stalls, behind-the-scenes tours and competitions

Upcoming events

25 February 2023
a photo by nasa of a bubble-shaped nebula
Secondary school events
Events for prospective students

Oxford Physics Online Taster - Y12

An online taster event for people considering studying physics at Oxford

11 March 2023
an image of a nebula taken by the hubble space telescope, with a dark background, some bright stars, and a structure of orange and blue clouds
Secondary school events
Events for prospective students

Y12 Online Masterclass

Online masterclass for students in Year 12 who are interested in studying physics at Oxford University.

16 - 18 March 2023
a photo of a group of young Black students in front of the Radcliffe Camera in Oxford
Secondary school events

EMPower Oxford

EMPower Oxford is an exciting programme for Year 10 students of Black heritage, covering Engineering, Material Science and Physics.

23 March 2023
The Accelerate! show
Secondary school events

Marie Curious, Oxford 2023

Fun-filled day of physics for girls in Year 8 and Year 9

Enriching physics 

We run a selection of exciting events for school children to help build a passion for physics.