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NCCE Residentials: Make your subject knowledge bloom with an overnight stay in York

This term, join us in York for a range of primary residential computing CPD. Whether you're an Early Careers Teacher (ECT), a new leader or an established computing leader, then we have a course for you! 


Teaching primary computing through contexts

Date: 24 May 2024 - 6 hour course 

Explore ways to introduce contexts relating to cross-curricular topics, everyday life, and the wider world.

From this CPD you will learn how to: 

  • teach knowledge and skills in computing through a cross-curricular approach
  • structure teaching using contextualised learning ensuring computing objectives are met
  • identify how to ensure progression in Computing when using cross-curricular contexts
  • develop the teaching of Computing in your school using contexts relevant to your learners and setting
  • tailor lessons to account for topics within year groups

Book your place! 

Teaching an inclusive context rich primary computing curriculum 

Date: 4 to 5 June 2024 

During this two day residential, you'll explore ways to bring your computing curriculum to life through cross-curricular approaches and how to ensure that your computing curriculum is inclusive and effective.

From this CPD you will take away: 

  • develop the teaching of computing in your school using contexts relevant to your learners and setting
  • teach knowledge and skills in computing through a cross-curricular approach
  • identify how to ensure progression in computing when using cross-curricular contexts
  • plan how to motivate and support colleagues to teach excellent computing lessons
  • develop teaching approaches that widen the appeal of computing, leading to creative and collaborative lessons

Book your place!  

Bring computing to life using a context-based approach   

Date: 17 to 18 June 2024 

You'll build on your leadership of computing, and find out support programming and context-based learning within your role.

From this CPD you will take away: 

  • explain the progression of programming through KS1 and KS2
  • describe effective approaches to teaching programming and identify what this looks like in the classroom
  • support teachers within your school to deliver effective programming lessons within KS1 and KS2
  • teach knowledge and skills in computing through a cross-curricular approach
  • structure teaching using contextualised learning ensuring computing objectives are met

Book your place!  


Why choose a residential? 

All these courses offer the added benefit of extended time outside the classroom to engage in discussions with other teachers and gain ideas from both peers and experienced course leaders.

You'll also explore the beauty that the city of York has to offer in your free time - what's not to like? 

Don't miss out!  

Book your next residential today and join us for a residential - we can't wait to see you here. 


About the author 

Rachel Jackson is a Primary Subject Specialist at the NCCE.