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Secondary Computing - Remote

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.


Python programming: advanced subject knowledge, implementation and testing - remote

During this course you’ll develop your Python skills by exploring advanced programming techniques such as authentication, nested selection, data structures, sub-routines etc. whilst applying them into the implementation and testing stages of the software life cycle.

Date and Time Venue Booking
Thursday 21st March 9:00am-3:45pm Online - MS Teams Link


Foundation knowledge of computer science for KS3 and GCSE

The sessions within this course are designed to give you the subject knowledge around key topics such as algorithms, data representation, hardware and programming, whilst also exploring useful and engaging strategies for delivering this content in the classroom.

Date and Time Venue Booking
Wednesday 3rd April 9:30 - 14:45 Online - MS Teams Link
Tuesday 4th June 9:00 - 15 :00 Online - MS Teams Link
Monday 1st July 9:00 - 15:00 Online - MS Teams Link


Creative digital media projects

This CPD supports teachers to develop a range of pedagogical skills, helping them to confidently lead students through inspiring digital projects suitable for KS3 computing, supporting progression into technical qualifications in KS4.

Date and Time Venue Booking
Thursday 20th June 9:30am-3:15pm Online - MS Teams Link


Teaching GCSE computer science: improving student engagement - remote

During this one day course you’ll dive deep into teaching and learning. You’ll learn effective ways to encourage girls in GCSE Computer Science using proven strategies. You’ll also explore how to enrich your curriculum, support students with effective homework approaches and ideas for applying hands on learning within the classroom. 

Date and Time Venue Booking
Monday 1st July 9:30 - 15:45 Online - MS Teams Link


Other Remote courses - click on the title for further details and to book

Python programming constructs: sequencing, selection & iteration

Python programming: working with data

Python programming: analysis, design and evaluation

The internet and cyber security

Fundamentals of computer networks

Introduction to algorithms, programming and data for D&T teachers

Adapted teaching and effective learning interventions in secondary computing

Search and sort algorithms