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    Don’t miss out on Combining Computing and DT with the Versatile Crumble Controller – 26 May 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    A hands-on day of crumble project creation. Explore some of the most fun you can have in a KS2 classroom.

    Teachers will:

    • Learn what programming works best with the Crumble
    • Come away with programming introduction slides
    • Explore a variety of different DT contexts for Crumble
    • Build and program working models
    • Find out about free Crumble planning from multiple sources

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Versatile Crumble

    Price: Sub £210 / SLA £125 / Full £252


    Book your place on the Algorithms and Programming course (Key Stage 1) – 19 May 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    The focus of this course is on developing algorithms and programming in KS1.

    Teachers will:

    • Learn the difference between algorithms and programming
    • Explore KS1 programming progression
    • Learn about manageable assessment
    • Use a variety of programmable turtles
    • Focus on computational thinking in action
    • Examine a variety of free schemes of work

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Algorithms

    Price: Sub £115 / SLA £70 / Full £138


    Sign up for Information Technology and Digital Literacy Progression, Assessment and Pedagogy 23-24 (Webinar) – 12 May 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course really digs into Information Technology in primary schools and is designed to help you design or revise your own curriculum. 

    This course looks in more detail at skills progression and the connections between different areas of IT which often get missed when computing leads are planning IT schemes of work.

    We also explore different ways of thinking about IT which can inform what IT schools choose to teach. We also focus on manageable ways of assessing IT.

    IT in the Computing National Curriculum is defined as:

    KS1 - Pupils should be taught to use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.

    Pupils should be taught to recognise common uses of information technology beyond school.

    KS2 - Pupils should be taught to use search technologies effectively.

    Pupils should be taught to select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone by using keyword search: Digital Literacy 23

    Price: Sub £95 / SLA £70 / Full £114

    Don’t miss the Primary Computing Conference 2023 – 30 June 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This is the annual Computing Conference in Hampshire. An opportunity to hear from national speakers on the development of the computing curriculum as well as getting involved in discussions with colleagues to inform thinking and development.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Computing Conference

    Price: Sub £195 / SLA £60 / Full £234


    Raising awareness of Online Safety 22-23 – 9 March 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course is aimed at practitioners from KS1 to KS4 who are responsible for identifying strategy and developing resources to raise awareness of online safety.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • This course will help you develop a whole school approach to online safety.
    • Consider the technologies pupils are using.
    • Identify and manage the risks associated with using online technology including mental health concerns.
    • Review and develop acceptable use policies to support online safety.
    • Identification and development of resources to raise awareness.
    • Consider safeguards for staff and pupils when engaging in online learning.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Online Safety

    Price: Sub £125 / SLA £80 / Full £150

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