Philip Britton

Bolton School (Boys’ Division)

About Philip Britton

Philip Britton is Headmaster of Bolton School Boys' Division. He was brought up on Tyneside, took a first in physics at Oxford and did teacher training at Cambridge. He worked as physics teacher, Head of Physics and Deputy Head at Leeds Grammar School before moving to Bolton in 2008. In 2010 he was awarded an MBE for services to physics and is currently Vice President (Education) of the Institute of Physics where he has been much involved in physics education, encouraging teachers to encourage the next generation of physicists.

Posts by Philip Britton

The Why and the How of Exams

7 January 2013

There has been a torrent of educational reform in the last few months – from A levels being put up for adoption by the Universities (who appear not to want… Find out more