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Secondary Computing - short courses

Short courses are free to state funded schools and do not have a subsidy attached - click on the link for further details and to book


Preparing to take the CSA test

This short course will support you preparing to complete the Computer Science Accelerator (CSA) programme, which will lead to you achieving a national certificate in computer science subject knowledge. By attending this course, you’ll gain support from an experienced Professional Development Leader, who will be able to support you with difficult topics, revise key concepts, answer any questions about subject knowledge, guide you to useful resources and discuss practice questions, ahead of completing the CSA test.

Date and Time Venue Booking 
Tuesday 27th February 16:00 - 17:30 Online - MS Teams Link




Preparing for Ofsted in secondary computing

Avoid unnecessary strain and workload in anticipation of an inspection, by joining this short CPD. You’ll find out what Ofsted are looking for and, just as importantly, what they don’t expect departments to produce – separating evidence from myth. You’ll develop a lean preparation plan, to become confident in the knowledge that your curriculum and its implementation are in a good place. You’ll also consider how to ensure that the teaching team develop strong pedagogy and practice, leading to visibly outstanding computing provision.

Date and Time Venue Booking 
Monday 8th April 15:30 - 17:00 Online - MS Teams Link
Thursday 9th May 15:30 - 17:00 Online - MS Teams Link




Enriching secondary computing with STEM Ambassadors in your region - short course