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Secondary Computing - Face to Face

All Computer Science Accelerator (CSA) courses are free to all state-funded schools and academies.  Some courses have subsidies attached. Please see individual courses for further details.

New subject leaders of secondary computing - face to face

Written by experienced department leaders, and based in the most recent evidence of 'what works', you'll come away with an informed set of goals and the tools to make it happen. Taking place across multiple sessions, you’ll get ongoing feedback as you progress and sustained support afterwards as you implement and monitor the impact of your professional learning.

Date and Time Venue Booking 
Day 1: Thursday 7th March 9:30am-3:30pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP Link
Day 2: Thursday 11th July 9:30am-3:15pm

 

 

 

Foundation knowledge of computer science for KS3 and GCSE

A high-quality computer science education equips students to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world. Computer science forms the core of the computing national curriculum, a foundation subject and a vital aspect of a broad and balanced curriculum for all learners.

Date and Time Venue Booking 
Thursday 21st March 9:30am-3:45pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP Link
Thursday 2nd May 9:30am-3:45pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP Link
Thursday 13th June 9:30am-3:45pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP Link

 

 

 

An introduction to computer systems, networking and security in GCSE computer science

Take your first steps towards teaching GCSE computer science and establish a foundational knowledge base of concepts, terminology and classroom practice. Find out how the components of computer systems interlink and how these can then be connected together to form a network.

Date and Time Venue Booking 
Thursday 28th March 9:30am-3:45pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP Link

 

 

Teaching GCSE computer science developing knowledge and understanding

GCSE Computer Science comprises a rich, knowledge-based curriculum. This CPD equips participants with effective teaching strategies to build student knowledge for long-term recall, leading to confidence in assessments.

Date and Time Venue Booking 
Thursday 16th May 9:30am-3:00pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP Link

 

 

Teaching GCSE computer science pedagogy for programming

During this one day course you’ll dive deep into teaching and learning of programming. You’ll learn effective ways of delivering programming in the classroom, using structures such as PRIMM. 

Date and Time Venue Booking 
Thursday 23rd May 9:30am-3:00pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP Link

 

 

KS3 Computing module 3: Creative curriculum, enrichment and inclusion

You’ll develop an action plan that gives your improved the curriculum the best chance of success and maximises the impact the whole teaching team can make in the classroom. 

Date and Time Venue Booking 
Thursday 6th June 9:15am-3:00pm The Keyworth Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EP Link