Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day! You can find lots of resources and ideas on the Safer Internet Website. You can also … Continue reading

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How to make sure your school is eSafe?

Thanks to Amanda Jackson, Inspector Standards and Effectiveness – Computing and eSafety at Havering Education Services for this blog post … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2015 – Competition

SIDSafer Internet Day 2015 will be celebrated on 10 February 2015. The strapline for the campaign was “Let’s create a … Continue reading

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Get with the Program, oh and the Apps and the E-Safety and more!

Thanks to Dave Smith, Computing and E-safety Adviser at Havering Education Services and Junior Vice-Chair of Naace for this blog post on … Continue reading

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Switched on Computing user schools required!

Rising Stars will be holding a research and feedback session on Switched on Computing during February half-term. We are looking … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Hour of Code

Celebrate the Hour of Code! 8-14 December 2014 Children from Elm Park Primary using Scratch with the ‘We are Programmers’ … Continue reading

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Using Switched on Computing with BBC Computing resources

BBC  The BBC have produced some fantastic new resources to help schools deliver the new Computing programme of study. These … Continue reading

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Getting started with algorithms!

Thanks to Neil Rickus from Computing Champions for this blog post. Neil is the ICT and Computing tutor on the University … Continue reading

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Do the kids in my Year 6 class need smartphones to access unit 6?

hi all, just signed up for the year 6 curriculum but looking at it , it seems the class kids … Continue reading

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Switch on Computing – Case Study

BooksIf you are using Switched on Computing in school and have already used one or more of the units – … Continue reading

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Switched on Computing and pupils with Special Educational Needs

Computing is an enabler for children with SEN. Whatever their difficulties, technology can help them to learn, both by making … Continue reading

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Computing at Schools – Master Teacher Programme

Computing at Schools have just re-opened their Master Teacher programme – they are looking to make all appointments by the … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Switched on Computing – Year 1

Unit 1.1 We are treasure hunters This unit introduces the idea of algorithms with programmable toys and hunting for treasure … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Switched on Computing – Year 2

Unit 2.1 We are astronauts Hardware needed: PC / laptop / netbook Software needed: Scratch (online version – see notes … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Switched on Computing – Year 3

Unit 3.1 We are programmers This is a unit where children can program their own open-ended animation in Scratch. The … Continue reading

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