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Computing courses for teachers

Discover our range of professional development courses, designed to help you teach computing. Courses cover key stages 1 to 4 and cater for all levels of knowledge.

Choose how and when you want to learn, through face to face, online, or live remote training.

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We offer financial support to state-funded schools and colleges across England, including subsidies to support supply cover for continuing professional development.

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Adapting the Teach Computing Curriculum for mixed-year classes - short courseCP404

Explore progression within Teach Computing Curriculum and how to use this to adapt it for your own mixed-age setting.

Live remote training 3 June 16:00—3 June 2024
Live remote training 6 June 16:00—6 June 2024
Live remote training 24 June 16:00—24 June 2024
Live remote training 2 July 15:30—2 July 2024
Live remote training 15 July 16:30—15 July 2024
Live remote training 18 July 15:00—18 July 2024
Cowes 8 October 15:30—8 October 2024

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AI in primary computingCP408

Explore how Artificial Intelligence (AI) may be linked to aspects of the primary computing curriculum, supporting creativity, digital literacy, and the use of information technology.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Assessing computational thinking in primary schools - short courseCP457

A short course providing practical guidance on the assessment of key thinking skills in primary computing

Live remote training 6 June 15:30—6 June 2024
Live remote training 17 June 15:30—17 June 2024
Live remote training 2 July 15:45—2 July 2024
Live remote training 11 July 15:30—11 July 2024
Live remote training 9 October 16:00—9 October 2024
Live remote training 21 October 16:00—21 October 2024
Live remote training 7 November 16:00—7 November 2024
Live remote training 19 November 16:00—19 November 2024
Live remote training 2 December 16:00—2 December 2024
Live remote training 18 December 16:00—18 December 2024

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Assessment of primary computingCP007

Develop your confidence and knowledge in assessing computing across the primary age range.

Ashton-under-Lyne 3 June 09:30—3 June 2024
Leeds 3 June 09:30—3 June 2024
Loughton 4 June 09:30—4 June 2024
Ipswich 6 June 09:30—6 June 2024
Derby 7 June 09:00—7 June 2024
South Shields 7 June 09:30—7 June 2024
Milton Keynes 10 June 09:00—10 June 2024
Bradford 11 June 09:30—11 June 2024
Birchington 13 June 09:30—13 June 2024
Stotfold 14 June 09:00—14 June 2024
Cheltenham 14 June 09:30—14 June 2024
Leeds 14 June 10:30—14 June 2024
Darlington 17 June 09:00—17 June 2024
Dudley 20 June 09:00—20 June 2024
London 20 June 09:30—20 June 2024
Doncaster 24 June 09:30—24 June 2024
Ross-on-Wye 25 June 09:15—25 June 2024
Rotherham 27 June 09:00—27 June 2024
Oxford 27 June 09:00—27 June 2024
Chippenham 2 July 09:30—2 July 2024
Scarborough 4 July 09:30—4 July 2024
Thornton-Cleveleys 10 July 09:15—10 July 2024
Bury St Edmunds 10 July 09:30—10 July 2024
Leicester 27 September 09:00—27 September 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 14 October 09:00—14 October 2024
Cheltenham 17 October 09:30—17 October 2024
Cowes 12 November 09:00—12 November 2024
Lincoln 28 November 09:30—28 November 2024
Cheltenham 10 December 09:30—10 December 2024
Cheltenham 7 March 09:30—7 March 2025
Lincoln 19 May 09:30—19 May 2025
Derby 30 June 09:00—30 June 2025

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Bring computing to life using a context-based approach - residentialCP010

Explore strategies to bring contexts and careers into your computing curriculum including using the micro:bit for creative digital projects.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Careers and enrichment in primary computing with STEM Ambassadors - short courseCP441

Find out how career-linked learning and enrichment opportunities can provide motivation and broaden horizons for learners at primary school.

Live remote training 3 June 16:30—3 June 2024
Live remote training 4 June 16:00—4 June 2024
Live remote training 10 June 15:30—10 June 2024
Live remote training 11 June 16:00—11 June 2024
Live remote training 3 July 16:00—3 July 2024
Live remote training 5 July 12:35—5 July 2024
Live remote training 8 July 16:30—8 July 2024
Live remote training 10 July 16:00—10 July 2024
Live remote training 10 July 16:00—10 July 2024
Live remote training 15 October 16:30—15 October 2024
Live remote training 24 October 15:00—24 October 2024
Live remote training 14 November 15:00—14 November 2024

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Computing for specialist teachers of autistic studentsCP291

Plan and teach an effective computing curriculum for students with autism in a specialist setting.

Ashton-under-Lyne 17 June 09:30—17 June 2024
Wirral 18 June 09:00—18 June 2024
Milton Keynes 27 June 09:30—27 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 12 December 09:00—12 December 2024
Lincoln 17 March 09:30—17 March 2025

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Computing Quality Framework – driving change within your primary school - short courseCP403

Find out how to use the Computing Quality Framework effectively to identify school needs and implement effective change to drive a high-quality computing education.

Live remote training 17 June 15:45—17 June 2024
Live remote training 18 June 17:30—18 June 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—25 June 2024
Live remote training 1 July 16:00—1 July 2024
Live remote training 2 July 15:45—2 July 2024
Live remote training 5 July 14:15—5 July 2024
Live remote training 8 July 17:30—8 July 2024
Cowes 10 July 14:30—10 July 2024
Live remote training 16 July 15:45—16 July 2024
Live remote training 16 September 15:45—16 September 2024
Live remote training 26 September 15:45—26 September 2024
Live remote training 7 October 15:30—7 October 2024
Live remote training 15 October 15:30—15 October 2024
Live remote training 13 November 15:45—13 November 2024
Live remote training 28 November 15:45—28 November 2024
Live remote training 3 December 15:30—3 December 2024
Live remote training 10 December 15:30—10 December 2024

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Creating an Inclusive Classroom: Approaches to Supporting Learners with SEND in ComputingCO700

Explore ways to make your computing lessons more inclusive for learners with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Developing and supporting programming within your primary school- face to faceCP003

Ensure progression in programming, using effective approaches within your school.

Bradford 4 June 09:30—4 June 2024
Exeter 6 June 09:30—6 June 2024
Stotfold 7 June 09:00—7 June 2024
Bromsgrove 11 June 09:30—11 June 2024
Milton Keynes 13 June 09:30—13 June 2024
Hatfield 17 June 09:30—17 June 2024
Chinnor 18 June 09:15—18 June 2024
Ipswich 18 June 09:30—18 June 2024
Bury St Edmunds 19 June 09:30—19 June 2024
Telford 20 June 09:15—20 June 2024
Ashton-under-Lyne 21 June 09:30—21 June 2024
St Albans 21 June 09:30—21 June 2024
Wednesbury 25 June 09:00—25 June 2024
London 28 June 09:30—28 June 2024
Wellington 4 July 09:00—4 July 2024
Nottingham 4 July 09:00—4 July 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 9 July 09:00—9 July 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 13 September 09:00—13 September 2024
Derby 25 November 09:00—25 November 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 6 December 09:00—6 December 2024
Lincoln 3 February 09:30—3 February 2025
Cowes 18 March 09:00—18 March 2025
Derby 6 May 09:00—6 May 2025

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Developing the established primary computing leader - residentialCP013

During this two-day residential, you'll build on your leadership of computing, and find out support programming and context-based learning within your role.

York 17 June 10:00—18 June 2024
York 7 January 10:00—8 January 2025
York 16 June 10:00—17 June 2025

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Essentials for teaching primary computing - residentialCP011

During this two day residential, you'll explore three strands of the computing curriculum (computer science, information technology and digital literacy) before taking a deeper dive into teaching programming.

York 15 July 10:00—16 July 2024
York 27 November 10:00—28 November 2024
York 1 May 10:00—2 May 2025

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Get started with the Teach Computing Curriculum in your primary schoolCO040

Improve understanding of computing using the freely available Teach Computing Curriculum and understand how to use it to deliver computing in your primary school.

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Getting started in Year 1 - short courseCP462

Explore how to teach computing in Year 1 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 5 June 16:00—13 June 2024
Live remote training 12 June 16:00—24 June 2024
Live remote training 19 June 15:45—3 July 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—9 July 2024
Live remote training 10 July 14:00—10 July 2024
Live remote training 17 July 14:00—17 July 2024
Live remote training 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024
Live remote training 11 September 15:45—25 September 2024
Live remote training 18 September 15:45—6 November 2024
Live remote training 1 October 13:00—1 October 2024
Live remote training 14 October 15:45—21 October 2024
Live remote training 3 December 15:45—10 December 2024
Live remote training 5 December 15:45—12 December 2024
Live remote training 2 April 16:00—2 April 2025
Live remote training 24 April 15:00—24 April 2025
Live remote training 7 May 15:00—7 May 2025
Live remote training 13 May 15:30—15 May 2025
Live remote training 5 June 15:00—5 June 2025

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Getting started in year 2 - short courseCP466

Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 4 June 16:30—4 June 2024
Live remote training 19 June 15:45—3 July 2024
Live remote training 21 June 13:00—21 June 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—9 July 2024
Live remote training 28 June 13:00—28 June 2024
Live remote training 1 July 15:00—1 July 2024
Live remote training 9 July 16:45—9 July 2024
Live remote training 15 July 17:00—15 July 2024
Live remote training 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024
Live remote training 11 September 15:45—25 September 2024
Live remote training 12 September 15:00—12 September 2024
Live remote training 18 September 15:45—6 November 2024
Live remote training 10 October 14:00—10 October 2024
Live remote training 15 October 16:00—29 October 2024
Live remote training 2 December 14:00—2 December 2024
Live remote training 3 December 16:00—17 December 2024

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Getting started in year 3 - short courseCP459

Explore how to teach computing in Year 3 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 11 June 09:30—11 June 2024
Live remote training 12 June 11:00—12 June 2024
Live remote training 19 June 15:45—3 July 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—9 July 2024
Live remote training 1 July 09:00—1 July 2024
Live remote training 9 July 13:00—9 July 2024
Live remote training 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024
Live remote training 11 September 15:45—25 September 2024
Live remote training 18 September 15:45—6 November 2024

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Getting started in Year 4 - short courseCP465

Explore how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 6 June 14:00—6 June 2024
Live remote training 17 June 08:30—17 June 2024
Live remote training 19 June 15:45—3 July 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—9 July 2024
Live remote training 26 June 16:00—26 June 2024
Live remote training 8 July 09:15—8 July 2024
Live remote training 17 July 15:30—17 July 2024
Live remote training 23 July 13:30—23 July 2024
Live remote training 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024
Live remote training 6 September 13:00—6 September 2024
Live remote training 11 September 15:45—25 September 2024
Live remote training 18 September 15:45—6 November 2024
Live remote training 20 September 13:00—20 September 2024
Live remote training 6 December 13:00—6 December 2024
Live remote training 13 December 13:00—13 December 2024
Live remote training 16 January 15:00—16 January 2025
Live remote training 4 March 14:00—13 March 2025
Live remote training 6 March 15:00—6 March 2025

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Getting started in year 5 - short courseCP460

A comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 5 using the Teach Computing Curriculum.

Live remote training 3 June 15:30—10 June 2024
Live remote training 8 June 09:00—22 June 2024
Live remote training 19 June 15:45—3 July 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—9 July 2024
Live remote training 1 July 09:30—1 July 2024
Live remote training 1 July 14:00—1 July 2024
Live remote training 4 July 09:00—4 July 2024
Live remote training 8 July 12:00—8 July 2024
Live remote training 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024
Live remote training 11 September 15:45—25 September 2024
Live remote training 18 September 15:45—6 November 2024
Live remote training 7 October 13:00—7 October 2024
Live remote training 6 November 15:45—12 November 2024
Live remote training 12 December 12:30—12 December 2024

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Getting started in Year 6 - short courseCP467

Explore how to teach computing in Year 6 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

Live remote training 19 June 16:45—3 July 2024
Live remote training 20 June 16:00—27 June 2024
Live remote training 25 June 15:45—9 July 2024
Live remote training 1 July 15:45—8 July 2024
Live remote training 3 July 09:00—3 July 2024
Live remote training 3 July 13:00—3 July 2024
Live remote training 4 July 15:00—4 July 2024
Live remote training 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024
Live remote training 11 September 15:45—25 September 2024
Live remote training 18 September 15:45—6 November 2024
Live remote training 13 November 14:00—13 November 2024
Live remote training 27 November 14:00—27 November 2024
Live remote training 9 December 15:30—16 December 2024
Live remote training 17 December 13:00—17 December 2024

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Help! How do I lead primary computing? - residentialCP015

During this two day residential, you’ll gain essential skills and knowledge to lead computing in your school. Covering key areas such as your role as a subject leader, curriculum, assessment and supporting other staff, you will be equipped able to lead computing with confidence.

York 23 October 10:00—24 October 2024

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Implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in your schoolCP255

This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in their own school.

Birmingham 6 June 09:00—6 June 2024
Sheffield 7 June 09:30—7 June 2024
Ashton-under-Lyne 11 June 09:30—11 June 2024
Leeds 12 June 09:30—12 June 2024
Beverley 13 June 09:30—13 June 2024
Scarborough 14 June 09:30—14 June 2024
Dartford 14 June 10:00—14 June 2024
Stotfold 21 June 09:00—21 June 2024
London 21 June 09:30—21 June 2024
Wellington 25 June 09:15—25 June 2024
Remote Delivered CPD 26 June 09:00—26 June 2024
Ormskirk 27 June 09:30—27 June 2024
Dodworth 27 June 09:30—27 June 2024
Hatfield 3 July 13:30—3 July 2024
Sheffield 8 July 09:00—8 July 2024
12 July 10:30—12 July 2024
Ashton-under-Lyne 24 July 10:00—24 July 2024
Lincoln 27 September 09:30—27 September 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 21 October 09:00—21 October 2024
Lincoln 9 June 09:30—9 June 2025

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Inclusive Computing in Primary SchoolsCP005

Computing is for every child, and the school curriculum must allow for all children to succeed. Computing subject leaders can make inclusive, effective curriculum implementation happen, leading to success for all.

Coventry 4 June 09:00—4 June 2024
Warrington 6 June 09:30—6 June 2024
Exeter 19 June 09:30—19 June 2024
Rotherham 3 July 09:15—3 July 2024
Wallasey 4 July 09:15—4 July 2024
Oxford 4 July 09:30—4 July 2024
Derby 10 July 09:00—10 July 2024
Liphook 27 September 09:00—27 September 2024
Derby 21 October 09:00—21 October 2024
Lincoln 8 November 09:30—8 November 2024
Cowes 21 January 09:00—21 January 2025
Lincoln 25 April 09:30—25 April 2025

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Introduction to primary computing - face to faceCP004

For primary computing teachers who are new to the subject or its leadership. This CPD covers the whole computing curriculum at an introductory level, looking at computer science, programming, information technology and digital literacy.

Thornton-Cleveleys 12 June 09:15—12 June 2024
Helston 12 June 15:30—10 July 2024
Ormskirk 13 June 09:30—13 June 2024
Cornwall 14 June 09:00—14 June 2024
Bury St Edmunds 14 June 09:30—14 June 2024
Hartlepool 21 June 09:00—21 June 2024
Ipswich 28 June 09:30—28 June 2024
Doncaster 4 July 10:30—4 July 2024
Ashton-under-Lyne 18 July 10:00—18 July 2024
Cowes 24 September 09:00—24 September 2024
Cheltenham 30 September 09:30—30 September 2024
Dronfield 30 September 15:30—12 May 2025
Lincoln 4 October 09:30—4 October 2024
York 18 October 09:30—18 October 2024
Derby 4 November 09:00—4 November 2024
Derby 2 December 09:00—2 December 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 20 March 08:45—20 March 2025

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Introduction to primary computing - remoteCP454

For primary computing teachers who are new to the subject or its leadership. This CPD covers the whole computing curriculum at an introductory level, looking at computer science, programming, information technology and digital literacy.

Live remote training 4 June 09:30—4 June 2024
Live remote training 17 June 15:45—1 July 2024
Live remote training 20 June 09:00—20 June 2024
Live remote training 8 July 09:30—8 July 2024
Live remote training 11 July 09:00—11 July 2024
Live remote training 12 September 09:00—12 September 2024
Live remote training 26 September 09:00—26 September 2024
Live remote training 1 October 09:30—1 October 2024
Live remote training 15 October 09:30—15 October 2024
Live remote training 2 December 09:00—2 December 2024
Live remote training 18 December 09:00—18 December 2024

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Introduction to Programming with ScratchCO232

Learn how to use Scratch to design and make animations and games suitable for primary - age children.

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Introduction to the micro:bit in key stage 2 - short courseCP292

Explore physical computing using the micro: bit device; finding out how it can be used to develop understanding of programming through creative digital projects.

Lincoln 3 June 10:40—3 June 2024
Ashton-under-Lyne 3 June 15:00—3 June 2024
Selby 4 June 15:45—4 June 2024
Leeds 10 June 13:30—10 June 2024
Maidstone 10 June 16:00—10 June 2024
High Wycombe 11 June 16:00—11 June 2024
Chichester 12 June 15:30—12 June 2024
Thornton-Cleveleys 12 June 15:45—12 June 2024
Barnsley 12 June 16:50—12 June 2024
Warrington 13 June 13:00—13 June 2024
Cornwall 14 June 14:00—14 June 2024
Deal 17 June 15:45—17 June 2024
Ipswich 18 June 16:00—18 June 2024
Bury St Edmunds 19 June 16:00—19 June 2024
Barnsley 19 June 16:30—19 June 2024
Thetford 25 June 16:30—25 June 2024
Maidstone 26 June 16:00—26 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 28 June 11:30—28 June 2024
Sheffield 8 July 15:45—8 July 2024
Dartford 8 July 16:30—8 July 2024
Cowes 10 July 10:45—10 July 2024
Chinnor 16 July 09:30—16 July 2024
Birmingham 16 July 13:00—16 July 2024
Live remote training 11 September 16:00—11 September 2024
Lincoln 1 October 12:15—1 October 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 25 November 13:00—25 November 2024

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Introduction to the Teach Computing Curriculum - short courseCP461

Find out about the Teach Computing Curriculum and how to implement it in your school.

Live remote training 5 June 10:30—5 June 2024
Live remote training 20 June 16:00—20 June 2024
Live remote training 27 June 16:00—27 June 2024
Live remote training 8 July 16:00—8 July 2024
Live remote training 10 July 16:00—10 July 2024
Live remote training 1 August 16:00—1 August 2024
Live remote training 24 September 16:30—24 September 2024
Live remote training 5 November 09:30—5 November 2024
Live remote training 2 December 15:45—2 December 2024
Live remote training 3 December 15:45—3 December 2024
Live remote training 7 April 16:00—7 April 2025
Live remote training 3 July 15:00—3 July 2025

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Leading and assessing primary computing - residentialCP016

Develop the skills and strategies required to successfully lead primary computing, with a focus on supporting staff and assessment.

York 11 December 10:00—12 December 2024

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Leading primary computing - module 1 - face to faceCP008

Essential knowledge for primary computing subject leaders. Improve your understanding of the role and the subject. Identify where your school is now and plan for improvements.

Plymouth 10 June 09:00—10 June 2024
Doncaster 11 June 10:30—11 June 2024
Birmingham 13 June 09:00—13 June 2024
Derby 13 June 09:00—13 June 2024
Ashton-under-Lyne 14 June 10:00—14 June 2024
Huntingdon 14 June 10:00—14 June 2024
Sheffield 17 June 09:00—17 June 2024
Oldbury 19 June 09:00—19 June 2024
Ormskirk 20 June 09:30—20 June 2024
Wallasey 24 June 09:30—24 June 2024
Hatfield 25 June 09:30—25 June 2024
Thirsk 26 June 09:30—26 June 2024
Liverpool 28 June 09:15—28 June 2024
Bedford 28 June 10:00—28 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 1 July 09:00—1 July 2024
Cornwall 2 July 09:00—2 July 2024
Doncaster 2 July 10:30—2 July 2024
Ashton-under-Lyne 3 July 10:00—3 July 2024
Ipswich 4 July 09:30—4 July 2024
London 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024
London 8 July 09:15—8 July 2024
Newbury 9 July 09:30—9 July 2024
Liverpool 12 July 09:15—12 July 2024
Burton-on-Trent 19 September 11:00—13 June 2025
Lincoln 15 October 09:30—15 October 2024
Cheltenham 16 October 09:30—16 October 2024
14 November 09:30—14 November 2024
Liphook 27 November 09:00—27 November 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 5 December 09:00—5 December 2024
Lincoln 31 January 09:30—31 January 2025
Lincoln 17 June 09:30—17 June 2025

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Leading primary computing - module 2 - remoteCP456

Lead computing in your school with confidence. Raise the profile of computing through resources, enrichment opportunities and staff development. Learn how to manage change in your subject.

Live remote training 12 June 09:30—12 June 2024
Live remote training 21 June 09:30—21 June 2024
Live remote training 3 July 09:30—3 July 2024
Live remote training 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024
Live remote training 16 July 09:30—16 July 2024
Live remote training 16 October 13:15—21 May 2025
Live remote training 15 January 09:30—15 January 2025
Live remote training 7 February 09:30—7 February 2025
Live remote training 10 March 09:30—10 March 2025

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Literacy via primary computing – building vocabulary and embedding literacy skillsCP407

Explore how to teach computing vocabulary effectively. Unpick the opportunities within the computing curriculum and computing lessons to build literacy skills.

Live remote training 3 June 12:30—3 June 2024
Live remote training 24 June 15:30—24 June 2024
Live remote training 24 June 17:00—24 June 2024
Live remote training 27 June 16:00—27 June 2024
Live remote training 25 September 15:45—25 September 2024
Cowes 3 December 15:30—3 December 2024
Live remote training 5 December 16:00—5 December 2024
Live remote training 10 December 15:45—10 December 2024

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Online safety through primary computing - short courseCP469

This short course will support the needs of schools in ensuring that they keep children safe whilst teaching computing and using technology to access the full primary curriculum.

Live remote training 5 June 16:00—5 June 2024
Live remote training 6 June 15:45—6 June 2024
Live remote training 13 June 13:30—13 June 2024
Live remote training 4 July 16:00—4 July 2024
Live remote training 5 July 09:00—5 July 2024
Live remote training 17 July 09:00—17 July 2024
Live remote training 23 July 18:00—23 July 2024
Live remote training 16 September 15:45—16 September 2024
Live remote training 30 September 15:45—30 September 2024
Live remote training 3 October 15:45—3 October 2024
Live remote training 18 October 00:00—18 October 2024
Cowes 4 February 15:30—4 February 2025

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Physical computing kit - KS2 Crumble - short courseCP252

Explore physical computing using the Crumble device and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Lincoln 3 June 09:00—3 June 2024
Eastbourne 4 June 17:00—4 June 2024
Dartford 6 June 16:30—6 June 2024
Live remote training 7 June 15:30—7 June 2024
Leeds 10 June 15:00—10 June 2024
Warrington 13 June 09:30—13 June 2024
Hartlepool 14 June 13:00—14 June 2024
Deal 17 June 15:45—17 June 2024
Cheltenham 3 July 16:00—3 July 2024
Derby 10 July 15:45—10 July 2024
Birmingham 16 July 15:00—16 July 2024
Leicester 17 September 16:00—17 September 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 25 November 15:00—25 November 2024
Leicester 10 December 16:00—10 December 2024

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Physical computing kits - KS1 BeeBotsCP256

Explore physical computing in Key Stage 1 using Bee-Bots and how the Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage students.

Dartford 26 June 16:30—26 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 28 June 13:00—28 June 2024
Leicester 25 February 16:00—25 February 2025
Leicester 24 June 16:00—24 June 2025

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Physical computing kits - KS2 data loggersCP257

Explore physical computing, data and information in computing using data loggers and find out how Teach Computing Curriculum can be used to engage pupils.

Lincoln 3 June 14:00—3 June 2024
Eastbourne 6 June 17:00—6 June 2024
Maidstone 12 June 16:00—12 June 2024
Warrington 13 June 11:00—13 June 2024
Thornton-Cleveleys 19 June 15:45—19 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 28 June 10:30—28 June 2024
Dartford 1 July 16:30—1 July 2024
Leicester 21 January 16:00—21 January 2025

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Data & information Physical Computing Kit Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Preparing for Ofsted in primary computing - short courseCP486

Find out what to expect from an Ofsted visit to your school and how you can prepare for it as a computing subject lead.

Live remote training 14 June 13:00—14 June 2024
Live remote training 27 June 15:45—27 June 2024
Live remote training 5 July 10:40—5 July 2024
Live remote training 8 July 15:45—8 July 2024
Live remote training 17 July 14:00—17 July 2024
Live remote training 10 September 15:45—10 September 2024
Live remote training 18 September 15:45—18 September 2024
Live remote training 10 October 15:00—10 October 2024
Live remote training 5 November 16:00—5 November 2024
Live remote training 7 November 16:00—7 November 2024
Cowes 4 March 15:30—4 March 2025

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for EducatorsCO207

During this course you'll explore the basics of Python, you’ll learn to code your first program.

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Programming Computing Key stage 3 Key stage 4 KS3 and GCSE subject knowledge certificate Teach primary computing certificate

Teaching an inclusive context rich primary computing curriculum – residentialCP012

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, allowing all children to succeed.

York 4 June 10:00—5 June 2024
York 25 February 10:00—26 February 2025

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Residential and Intensive Teach primary computing certificate

Teaching Computing Systems and Networks to 5- to 11-year-oldsCO042

Improve your subject knowledge and develop your teaching to help young children understand the computing systems and networks around them.

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Computer networks Computer systems Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Teaching key stage 1 computing - residentialCP001

Develop your confidence to teach the whole key stage 1 computing curriculum successfully.

York 26 March 10:00—27 March 2025

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Leadership Algorithmic thinking Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Programming Safety & Security Residential and Intensive Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate

Teaching key stage 2 computing - residentialCP002

Develop your confidence to teach the whole Key Stage 2 computing curriculum successfully.

York 18 February 10:00—19 February 2025

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Cross curricular Leadership Computer networks Computer systems Data & information Impact of technology Safety & Security Residential and Intensive Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Teaching primary computing through contexts - residentialCP405

Explore ways to introduce contexts relating to cross-curricular topics, everyday life, and the wider world. These strategies will enable pupils to understand the practical applications of computing and explore career opportunities in an informal way.

Dates coming soon. Contact your local Computing Hub for more information.

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Cross curricular Residential and Intensive Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Teaching Programming to 5- to 11-year-oldsCO041

Build your subject knowledge and develop your skills in teaching programming.

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Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

Teaching programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr - remoteCP455

Learn essential subject knowledge to become a skilled teacher of primary programming using Scratch and Scratch Jr. Create and debug your own programmes, using key concepts such as sequence, repetition, selection and variables.

Live remote training 17 June 15:30—25 June 2024
Live remote training 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024
Live remote training 8 July 09:30—8 July 2024
Live remote training 16 September 09:30—16 September 2024
Live remote training 25 September 09:30—25 September 2024
Live remote training 4 October 09:00—4 October 2024
Live remote training 18 October 09:00—18 October 2024
Live remote training 21 January 09:30—21 January 2025
Live remote training 27 March 09:30—27 March 2025

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Algorithmic thinking Programming Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate

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Using micro:bits to collect data in school surveysCP014

Explore how to use the micro:bit device to collect data through surveys which can be carried out in your school

Lincoln 3 June 12:20—3 June 2024
Gateshead 5 June 15:30—5 June 2024
Swindon 11 June 16:00—11 June 2024
Leeds 12 June 15:30—12 June 2024
Cheltenham 14 June 15:30—14 June 2024
Sheffield 17 June 15:45—17 June 2024
Thornton-Cleveleys 19 June 09:15—19 June 2024
Stoke-on-Trent 28 June 10:30—28 June 2024
Lincoln 1 October 14:00—1 October 2024

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Physical Computing Kit Computing Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate