Physics Department

Mr Robert Jukes, MA
Head of Physics

"I don’t know how fast I was going but I can tell you exactly where I was"

Mr Jukes enjoys big demonstrations and exciting practical lessons. He delves beneath the surface of physics to explore the underlying mathematics, in particular when it comes to music

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Ms C Astolfi, MA
Teacher of Physics

CA@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Mr Christopher Beadling, BSc
Teacher of Physics

Mr Beadling has been teaching since 2005 after obtaining a Physics with Space Science and Technology degree from the University of Leicester and a PGCE from the School of Education at the University of Leicester. From 2008 to 2017 he was a professional Fencing Coach in the East Midlands; coaching at Uppingham School, Stamford School, the Universities of Leicester and De Montfort as well as being Head Coach at Leicester Fencing Club for the last several years. His love of Physics was inspired by Star Trek and science fiction and he often uses these examples in his teaching. He has taught GCSE Electronics which coincides with a passion for gadgets and technology.

CHB@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Mrs Siobhan Rice, BSc
Teacher of Physics

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Mr Luke Harvey, BSc
Teacher of Physics

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Mr Leigh Jenkins, MSc, FRAS
Teacher of Physics

"If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”   
Mr Jenkins is our fountain of knowledge - especially in the vast topic of Astronomy - and engages with pupils to ensure that lessons are both entertaining and factual.

LCJ@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

 

Mr James Moore, BA
Teacher of Physics

 

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Dr Justin Palfreyman, MSc, PhD
Teacher of Physics

 

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Mrs Hazel Archer
Senior Physics Technician

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Mr Patrick Atkinson
Physics Technician 

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Mrs Mandy Webber
First Year Science Technician 

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Mrs Fiona Penfold, Science Technician 

PenfoldF@brentwood.essex.sch.uk