The BBC micro:bit playground survey has launched!

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two girls examining leaf

The BBC micro:bit playground survey has launched! Primary school teachers and pupils across the UK can continue their adventures with the micro:bit by taking part in the exciting new project, the BBC micro:bit playground survey. It’s the perfect summer term project for 7-11-year-olds where children get to learn all about their playground environment through a series of engaging, fun and cross-curricular … Read More

Free Certified CPD Programme for Primary School Teachers – Spring Term ’24

Luke ClementEvent, News, News and Events

We are offering a free 9-session virtual CPD programme for primary school teachers with the aim of improving knowledge of Computer Science and Computational Thinking, and applying these skills in the classroom and across the school. Following the success of the virtual training sessions we offered primary school teachers during the lockdown period, we are pleased to be able to … Read More

Newsbyte: Autumn 2023

Rasa MombeiniNews, News and Events, Newsletter

Technocamps team

Shwmae and welcome to the Autumn 2023 edition of Newsbyte! We’re in a new academic year and we have big plans for the winter. As always, get in touch if there is anything we can help you with. Here’s what we have been up to since the last edition…

Technocamps Supporting Hwb Minecraft Computer Science Progression Pathway Pilot

Luke ClementNews

Technocamps are supporting a new pilot course for a Computer Science Progression Pathway in Minecraft Education which will have Clear, Cohesive Progression from Progression Steps 2 to 5. The pilot will be split across Progression Step 2 (Lower Primary), Progression Step 3 (Upper Primary), Progression Step 4 (Lower Secondary) and Progression Step 5 (Middle/Upper Secondary).  Minecraft are looking for schools to be part of a pilot programme for this pathway! Numbers … Read More

Hwb Presents Extra – Technocamps Webinar – Getting Started Delivering CfW with micro:bits! November 7th 4pm

Luke ClementNews

microbits

On November 7th at 4pm, we will be providing a Hwb Presents Extra webinar for practitioners in Wales. Join us for a 45 minute introductory session on delivering the Curriculum for Wales using micro:bits! This session should give you an introduction to programming using the micro:bit and explore how you could apply its use across the Areas of Learning and Experience … Read More

Case Study: Archbishop McGrath

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Thomas Fricker took part in our Robotics Competition back in 2016 and – along with his fellow team members from Archbishop McGrath Comprehensive School and teacher Fiona Greenwood – won at our grand final. This year, he supported his younger sister and the 2023 Archbishop McGrath team in their bid to reclaim the title of Champions! Here’s his story… Thomas … Read More

Free After-School Coding Clubs for Pupils in Wales

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two boys are coding sphero by the laptop

Our commitment to providing children with the skills they need to develop and grow continues. We offer after-school code clubs for children aged 9-16. Technoclub is an opportunity for young people to gain computing experience during interactive sessions outside of school. The club provides a free weekly session where pupils will learn new Computer Science skills whilst working towards an end project goal. … Read More

Newsbyte: Summer 2023

Megan ChickNews, Newsletter

Shwmae and welcome to our Summer 2023 edition of Newsbyte! The sun is shining, the school year is ending and we have big plans for the new term. As always, get in touch if there is anything we can help you with. Here’s what we have been up to since the last edition…

Free Certified CPD Programme for Primary School Teachers *Course Now Full*

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

We are offering a free 10-session virtual CPD programme for primary school teachers with the aim of improving knowledge of Computer Science and Computational Thinking, and applying these skills in the classroom and across the school. Following the success of the virtual training sessions we offered primary school teachers during the lockdown period, we are pleased to be able to … Read More

Free online CPD course for secondary teachers

Megan ChickNews

Following the popularity of our CPD course for computing teachers, we’re now offering free training courses for teachers of any subject! Whatever your subject, any secondary school teachers are eligible to join our virtual course to upskill through sessions on computational thinking and programming concepts and how to implement them across the curriculum for Wales. The course is split into … Read More