Skip to content ↓

Primary Computing - Short Courses

Short courses are free to state-funded schools and do not have a subsidy attached.


Getting Started in Year 6 - short course (2 sessions)

This course provides a comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 6 using the Teach Computing Curriculum.

Date and Time Venue Booking
Monday 3rd June      3:45-4:45pm Online - MS Teams Link
Thursday 20th June  3:45-4:45pm




Crumble & Micro:bit Kit Morning

Explore how Crumble can be used in the classroom, with blocks of code "snapping" together in an easy to use Scratch-like environment suitable for KS2.

Learn how to get started with micro:bit, exploring the in-built buttons, LEDs and sensors for detecting movement, sound, light and heat.

Date and Time Venue Booking
Monday 3rd June 9:00-10:30pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP Crumble Link
Monday 3rd June 10:40-12:10pm  Micro:bit Link




BeeBot and Data Logger Afternoon

The Bee-Bot is an easy-to-use programmable floor robot. Its bright colours and simple layout make it ideal for introducing physical computing in Key Stage 1 and teaching early programming skills.

Learn how the data loggers and their related software work, gain hands-on experience of using them to collect a range of data and how to use them with pupils to collect, analyse, evaluate and present a range of data.

Date and Time Venue Booking
Monday 3rd June 12:20-1:50pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP BeeBot Link
Monday 3rd June 2:00-3:30pm  Data Logger Link




Other short courses that are available are listed below:

Literacy via primary computing – building vocabulary and embedding literacy skills