Science and computing

Videos offer creative science ideas

A set of six videos and written resources aimed at key stage 2 students have been launched to help teachers introduce creative and experimental science into their lessons.


British Science Week 2017

British Science Week is a national celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring a range of events and activities across the UK. It is run by the British Science Association (BSA) and will take place from March 10 to 19.



Every Child Can Code

Every Child Can Code, a free initiative aimed at teaching children aged seven or even younger to code, has been launched.



QuickStart computing resource

A survey has found that more than two-thirds of secondary and primary teachers are concerned that their pupils have a better understanding of computing than they do.


Free resources to support computing lessons

While almost three-quarters of computing teachers feel confident with the new curriculum, some are still unsure about the computer programming and coding aspects, a survey has revealed.


Reach Out CPD for science

A new service offering free, online science CPD has been unveiled. Created through a collaboration between Imperial College London and primary science resource Tigtag, Reach Out CPD provides teachers with resources and ideas to support their teaching and engage primary pupils.


BOOK REVIEW: Raspberry Pi (A Haynes Manual)

The Raspberry Pi computer is very much in fashion. Politicians and others have bemoaned the ICT curriculum and the movement away from computer science – this book itself refers to the “dark years" of the 1990s where computer users used programs simply to complete tasks, not concerning themselves ...

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