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Cross-curricular courses - New for autumn 2016|
Micro:bit launched to secondary schools (March 2016)|
"In December 2015, British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake blasted off to the International Space Station for Mission Principia – and two Raspberry Pi computers with a special add-on board are ready for him. As part of his mission, he’ll be running experiments which utilise the board’s sensors, created and coded by school students."
Computing (curriculum) and technology courses|
All of these courses can be run as school-based training sessions. Subject-based iPad training can be done for most subjects (e.g. PE, Science, Maths ...)
Online Safety Courses|
Hour of Code -|
There are many free resources to support the hour of code in December 7-13th 2015.
Lightbot - http://lightbot.com/hoc.html
Kodable - https://www.kodable.com/hour-of-code
Scratch Junior- update
Support and training
If you want support for computing (e.g. school-based training or courses), Online Safety (parent, staff, pupil training or support, EPICT certifcation and 360 degree assessment tool support), technologies such as iPads then please contact us by using the form below.
Scratch Junior app launched - July 2014|
The Scratch Junior app is now available from the Apple App Store
Progression Pathways Assessment Framework KS1 (Y1) to KS3 (Y9)- from CAS- created by Mark Dorling - find out more (January 2014)
"This guide has been written especially for primary teachers, to demystify the programme of study for primary schools. It will enable teachers to get to grips with the new requirements quickly and to build on current practice. It includes help for schools with planning and gives guidance on how best to develop teachers’ skills."
New National Curriculum|