Tag Archives: Computer Science

New for September 2016 – The Game Maker’s Toolkit

From this September children in years five and six will be able to use our brand new games maker’s toolkit to help them code their own arcade style games using Scratch. The toolkit will be a key resource for the year … Continue reading

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Code Coaches – Code Your Own Game

Last week I tried out a new CPD approach. I wanted to develop a format that allowed teachers to learn how to deliver a series of lessons whilst experiencing them in the role of a learner alongside their children. Six … Continue reading

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Bradford’s Revised Computing Curriculum

Over the summer break the Curriculum Innovation team have been further developing the Computing Curriculum. The previous versions of the curriculum had been split into seven strands and there were a large number of objectives. Many teachers found it difficult to … Continue reading

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Strategic ICT Leadership Programme 2012

The Strategic ICT Leadership Programme 2012 kicked-off at the Innovation Centre, Bradford on Friday morning. Over 30 teachers and school leaders shared their ideas about the proposed new curriculum and new Ofsted and Raise Online requirements. A particular focus was … Continue reading

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Review – Halifax Teachmeet, St Cath’s Catholic High, Jan 26th

Over 30 Secondary and Primary school teachers shared innovative classroom ideas in a high-velocity practice transfer session at #tmhalifax on Thursday evening. It was a fun, informal, and slightly anarchic occasion, and a superb meal and drinks were prepared for … Continue reading

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