This page gives you details of :
- Local and national computing programmes
- Computing career resources
- Computing quizzes and competitions
- Computing activities for in the classroom or at home
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Please note that some providers may charge a fee to participate in programmes or to use their resources so always check the details with the provider first.
Two alternative workshops that will teach your pupils about how STEM and the environment can work in harmony to improve the future for people of the world.
The Driving Fashion Day includes two challenges (which can be delivered over a full day or as two separate half days).
Eco-Drive tasks students with building a new eco-vehicle as a team. Cars are built using a flat plastic building material and promotes transport thinking to help people get around sustainably. Teams compete to come up with the best inventions.
Our RecyClothes Show enthuses pupils to create their own catwalk fashion brand using clean secondhand clothes. Bringing creativity to life as the teams make a selection of outfits for their ‘models’ culminating in an eco-tastic Fashion Show with catwalk display!
National programmes with local delivery partners
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge.
The Primary Business Partnership has some contacts who may be able to arrange a regular after-school coding club for your school – contact us if you are interested
National scheme with local delivery partner
The Robotics Challenge is a curriculum-linked programme that sees students (11-14s) working together in teams to solve real-world engineering, technology and computing challenges. All training and kit are provided free of charge.
The teams learn how to build, program and control autonomous LEGO robots. The work is carried out over 10 weeks and can be in-school or extra-curricular. Challenge events allow for the teams to compete at both regional and national level.
Teaching resources to develop an understanding of the computing curriculum, helping children to become creative, confident and safe.
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