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Primary
events

Remote and face-to-face

  • Sketchup and 3D Design: Remote
    08 Dec, 15:30 – 17:00
    Remote
    Join this workshop to get some hands on experience using Sketchup, a free 3D design tool used in the DT curriculum as CAD and in the computing curriculum to add to the variety of software pupils use.
  • Crumble For Beginners - Primary Computing CPD: Remote
    Join us for an introduction into the Crumble and its uses/best practice!
  • Crumble For Beginners - Primary Computing CPD: Remote
    Join us for an introduction into the Crumble and its uses/best practice!
  • Physical Computing Kit - KS2 Crumble
    18 Jan 2022, 13:00 – 15:00
    Queen Anne's School, 6 Henley Rd, Reading RG4 6DX, UK
    During this CPD you’ll explore how Crumble can be used in the classroom, with blocks of code ‘snapping’ together in an easy-to-use, Scratch-like environment suitable for key stage 2.
  • Physical Computing Kit - KS2 Crumble
    18 Jan 2022, 16:00 – 18:00
    Queen Anne's School, 6 Henley Rd, Reading RG4 6DX, UK
    During this CPD you’ll explore how Crumble can be used in the classroom, with blocks of code ‘snapping’ together in an easy-to-use, Scratch-like environment suitable for key stage 2.
  • TeachMeet - Primary Computing - Remote
    19 Jan 2022, 15:45 – 16:45
    Remote
    Join the PrimaryTeachMeet and find out about exciting resources being used by teachers to enrich or enhance lessons and projects. • Share one resource or experience that has had impact • Gain ideas from other teachers for use in your classroom! Hosted by Phil Wickins.
  • Digital Literacy Series - Toontastic Workshop, Cartoon Making: Remote
    Learn how to help your pupils to make their very own cartoon using the free Toontastic app. We'll show you how to set the scene, plan your story and bring your characters to life with movement and voices. Just bring your imagination and we'll supply the rest.
  • Teaching And Leading Key Stage 2 Computing CPD (Over Two Days)
    27 Jan 2022, 09:30 – 28 Jan 2022, 15:30
    Newbury, M4, Junction, 13 Oxford Rd, Newbury RG20 8XY, UK
    This two-day professional development complements our one day programming and algorithms course. Over two days you will broaden your understanding across the whole computing curriculum.
  • Primary Programming and Algorithms
    27 Jan 2022, 14:30 – 10 Feb 2022, 15:30
    Remote
    Programming and algorithms are fundamental to the primary computing curriculum. This course will explore this over the course of three days (see below for details). £155 bursary is available to your school on completion of this course.
  • Digital Literacy Series - Animation Workshop, Stop Motion: Remote
    Get ready to bring toys to life! You'll will learn how to help your pupils to shoot and edit a short animated film. They'll plan and create their own story using props and scenery - Lego works great, or grab any toys you like!
  • Scratch Programming: Remote
    16 Feb 2022, 15:30 – 17:00
    Remote
    Join this workshop to gain subject knowledge around teaching programming using Scratch; get to know the Scratch environment further including the use of variables, 'make a block', vector vs bitmap and all the latest hints and tips. Participants need access to Scratch - https://scratch.mit.edu/
  • Deep Dives Into Computing - Primary Computing CPD: Remote
    Join Phil Bagge, as he shares his expert knowledge in preparing for deep dives into computing inspection.
  • Teaching And Leading Key Stage 1 Computing CPD (Over Two Days)
    02 Mar 2022, 09:30 – 03 Mar 2022, 14:30
    Holiday Inn, Winchester, Telegraph Way, Winchester SO21 1HZ, UK
    Computing is a broad subject, made up of computer science, information technology and digital literacy. This two-day professional development complements our one day Primary programming and algorithms course, giving you confidence in teaching the whole of the key stage 1 curriculum.
  • Teaching And Leading Key Stage 2 Computing CPD (Over Two Days)
    09 Mar 2022, 09:30 – 10 Mar 2022, 14:30
    Doubletree by Hilton, M4, Junction, 13 Oxford Rd, Newbury RG20 8XY, UK
    This two-day professional development complements our one day programming and algorithms course. Over two days you will broaden your understanding across the whole computing curriculum.
  • Crumble For Beginners - Primary Computing CPD: Remote
    Join us for an introduction into the Crumble and its uses/best practice! Joining link here: http://meet.google.com/fby-yosi-zmi
  • Digital Literacy Series - Flipaclip Workshop, Flipbook Animation: Remote
    If your pupils are into art, come along to create a digital flipbook! Create unique and exciting animations to bring drawings or pictures to life with the free Flip-a-Clip app.
  • Primary Computing Coordinator Network Meeting
    We’re offering your school a free opportunity to be part of the new Teach Computing Network Meetings where primary computing coordinators will meet from across the two counties to gain training, share best practice and assist to develop a world class computing curriculum at your school.
  • Leading Primary Computing (Over Three Days)
    Multiple Dates
    23 Mar 2022, 15:30 – 06 Apr 2022, 17:30
    Remote
    This course will help new computing coordinators to clarify their role and develop and implement a broad and balanced curriculum. This course takes place over three days.

We provide the opportunities for schools and other institutions to host primary CPD. Bursaries are available up to £1170 for full school training (up to 20 teachers) and up to £220 for individual teachers. These bursaries can be claimed each academic year.