Ian is the head of chemistry at Winstanley College in the north-west of England.
He has been teaching chemistry for over 25 years. Ian's role has a strong focus on the examination aspects of the subject and he is proud of the large number of students enrolled to study chemistry A-level at the college.
Preparation of an organic liquid | practical videos | 16–18 students
Video and supporting resources to support practical work based on synthesis of an organic liquid, the experiment includes the stages of preparation, separation and purification
Transition metal games | 16–18 years
Three engaging classroom games to familiarise learners with keywords for the transition metals topic, based on Jeopardy!, Articulate! and Taboo
Puzzling polymers | 14–16 years
A matching activity worksheet using clues to identify and name repeating polymers based on their chemical structure
‘Life would be unrecognisable without plastic’ | 11–16 years
A worksheet including three classroom activities to evaluate the role plastic plays in everyday life