Coding

coding for schools
Looking for creative approaches to cross curricular work?
Need specialist input into to support your ICT, visual arts, digital media?
Want to develop action based CPD for staff in new areas such as Coding and digital media?
The Company has key practitioners with over 20 years experience in nurseries, schools and collages. We can offer a wide range of tailor made packages for your school starting at only £400 (inset & student session).
Current Development Programmes:
COMPUTING IN THE NATIONAL CURRICULUM : is your school ready?
Clcik here to find out more about our bespoke CREATIVE CODING PROGRAMMES
IPADS AND BEYOND : Early Years and KS 1 programmes using ipad, photography, storymaking and cultural expression [link to ipads & beyond]
ARTS AWARD : providing regional public training and bespoke in-house training for school staff and support for classroom delivery [link to Arts Award page]
We provide:
– bespoke inset training linked to classroom delivery with students (Early Years – KS4)
– cross curricular solutions using creative activities to support all areas of the curriculum
– a team of fully insured and DBS (CRB) artists and media practitioners
– accredited programmes for students (Entry Level 3 – Level 3 ollege) through Arts Award
– quality assured programme through a not-for-profit organisation
We have worked with the following schools who will be able to provide references to support the quality and impact of our work :
Washwood Heath Children’s Centre, Woodhouse Academy, Bordesley Green Nursery, Quinton Primary School, St Thomas Family Centre, Springfield Children’s Centre, St Pauls Centre, Birmingham Ormiston Academy, South Birmingham College, Trinity College London,
CODING OFFER
In response to the new curriculum developments replacing ICT with Computing , we are introducing a number of pilot programmes for primary schools. The packages will be built around teachers existing skill levels and have strong cross curricular approach. By learning to think in coding students and staff will create content for simple games and programmes involving story concepts, designing characters (sprites) to develop their ideas using technology We can also advise on preparing for a tablet based approach to teaching and learning.
We are offering :
Intoduction Package : a twilight INSET through hand-on activities covering basic coding concepts, available resources and approaches to classroom planning
Development Package : a twilight inset , teacher CPD through co-delivering with practitioners ( x 6 half day sessions across YR Group) .
The classroom sessions and INSET workshops will include :
Learn how to create a fun game using Scratch / Hopscotch and introduction to programming your own games.
If you would like to discuss how you can partner with our Creative Coding programme please contact us … lets get thinking in code!
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Testimonial :
“My very shy but technical minded daughter has found this to be a fantastic, safe outlet for her creativity. My kids are doing amazing things that they see as fun yet I know is educational, valuable, and worthwhile.”
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