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This week our KS3 and KS4 students are using code.org for their Hour Of Code. They are all enjoying programming Elsa and Anna – even the boys!!
The new school year is fast approaching and plans are afoot for a (yet another) new Computing/ICT curricululm at SSSC. All students will have a chance to create a HTML5 app about e-Safety using Blippit and will also extend their … Continue reading
To understand how computers work Year 8 are taking apart an eMac – I don’t think it will work again!
What is an algorithm? A series of precise instructions to achieve a purpose. Can we create them? We created instructions to “program” Mr Parry to make a jam sandwich – see how we did … Programming Mr Parry
The new school year has started and QR codes have started to appear around the school as the students learn what they are and how to create them. Year 8 are making a QR code treasure hunt for the Infants … Continue reading
KS3 have been investigating computer hardware. They have used an app called Skitch on the iPads to take and then label photos. They have discovered what connections there are on the outside of a computer. They have then took apart a computer and a … Continue reading
We had fun using the makey makey to play space invaders together. We made controllers out of play doh.
As a school, we were successful in obtaining a bursary from the British Computing Society (BCS). The plan is to use the money to buy some new hardware so that we can introduce more programming across the whole school – … Continue reading
This blog will detail the introduction of computer science within the school. Mainly as a result of a £1000 bursary from the British Computer Society. BCS Bursary