Join a computing webinar!

Computing webinarsConfused about the new curriculum?  Still thinking about Switched on?  Join one of our free 30-minute webinars this month to … Continue reading

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National Curriculum: Miles Berry on Computing

Miles BerryMiles Berry is the principal lecturer in Computing Education at the University of Roehampton. Miles talks about the new computing … Continue reading

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How Switched on Computing has made teaching programming easier

ok1We filmed this video at Oakdale Junior School, where teachers and pupils have been using Switched on Computing Unit 3.1 … Continue reading

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UK Hour of code

Hour of codeCelebrate the 25th Anniversary of the World Wide Web with the UK Hour of Code! 3-9th March 2014 During the … Continue reading

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We are programmers! Benhurst Primary School

Benhurst Primary SchoolBenhurst Primary trialled the Switched on Computing Year 3 We are programmers unit with our mixed Year 3 and 4 … Continue reading

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We are programmers! Elm Park Primary

Elm Park PrimaryWe have been trialling Switched on Computing Unit 3.1 – We are programmers in all of our junior classes. We … Continue reading

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Year of code

Hour of codeYesterday at the Skills 2014 Summit,  the Government launched Year of Code, a new campaign to get people coding and … Continue reading

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Delivering the new National Curriculum for Computing in Primary Schools – 5 regional events

Primary Computing eventsThe new national curriculum for computing has been developed to equip young people in England with the foundational skills, knowledge … Continue reading

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Switched on Computing – Take your first easy steps with Microsoft

Switched on Computing: Take Your First Easy Steps with Microsoft has been written to help schools to get started with computing at … Continue reading

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Info Active – Looks like an amazing Data Infographic Mashup Thing

make-7bd5f3626068407869de3def94efe7e4In another excellent post from Anthony Evans he looks at Info Active:   In 2014, I hope to see this, fresh … Continue reading

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More Web Hacks for Key Stage 2 – After Hackasaurus

If you have already been using Hackasuarus or what is now known as X-Ray googles, this post by Anthony Evans … Continue reading

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ICT Update – November 13

ICTUpdate NovemberThe latest ICT update is available – you can see it here, or download the pdf below. This month’s update … Continue reading

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Computing in the new National Curriculum – a free guide for primary schools

computingNCYou may know that the new national curriculum, due to launch in September 2014, includes a brand-new programme of study … Continue reading

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Insight into the new Computing Curriculum – Part 2

This post looks at the new Computing Curriculum at Key stage 2. Pupils should be taught to: design, write and … Continue reading

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Insight into the new Computing curriculum – Part 1

In September, Lambeth CLC hosted a twilight session sponsored by Rising stars.  It was led by Miles Berry and gave … Continue reading

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