Computing Champions provides ICT / Computing consultancy, training and children’s workshops to primary schools.
We can help develop your school’s use of ICT by working together to enhance teaching and learning through initiatives such as staff INSET training / CPD, leadership support and e-safety co-ordination. Our children’s workshops offer a range of technology-based sessions using a variety of hardware and software to ensure your pupils are engaged and achieve their maximum potential. Sessions are developed and led by experienced primary school teacher and university lecturer, Neil Rickus.
Our Delivering the new Primary Computing Curriculum training / CPD package is extremely popular and offers a cost-effective solution to ensuring your school is ready to teach concepts such as algorithms and programming. Why not also have a look at our free, 5-star TES rated, Programming with Scratch booklet? Alternatively, our sister site micro:bit for primary schools (mb4ps.co.uk) has free lesson plans and resources.
Computing Champions’ training consistently receives excellent feedback. A selection of testimonials can be found here, which include:
“I enjoyed the practical elements and the opportunity to explore and evaluate new software that could be used to enhance the curriculum. We were given lots of ideas of online resources, documents, etc. Great course. I really enjoyed it!”
Kayleigh Kyffin, ICT manager and Y2 teacher, Marlborough Infants School, Aldershot
“The sessions were very clear and easy to understand. Learning was broken down into manageable steps, so as not to be too daunting for anyone.”
Briony Robertson, Head Teacher, Collingham Lady Elizabeth Hastings’ CE Primary School, Wetherby
“The e-Safety session Neil delivered was excellent. He was able to offer practical advice to parents on how to keep their children safe online, in addition to outlining the dangers posed by various technologies. His work with the children was also thoroughly enjoyed by all.”
Jonathan Dolman, Head Teacher, Ashville College Junior School, Harrogate