23 Jan
2012
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New GCSE Computing textbook

A GCSE Computing textbook has been published by Susan Robson. Students can buy a black and white version for £5.50 and a colour version for £19.99. This is an excellent book. The explanations are clear, precise and it is written in a very down to earth style. It covers the A451 specification and there are many diagrams to help explain the concepts. At the end of each chapter there is a glossary and past exam questions with example answers.

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23 Jan
2012
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Teaching Computing to GCSE Level with Python

This is a brand new evening class to prepare you to teach Computing to GCSE level, offered by Computing At School in conjunction with Anglia Ruskin University

Start date:Tuesday 17th January End date:
Tuesday 27th March Time: 18:00 – 20:45

No class in February half-term

No Computing or programming knowledge is assumed for this course. It will cover both Computing theory and how to program in Python. The tutors are experienced teachers who have taught Computing in school for many years. Supporting materials will be available for you to use after the course has finished. This course will give you the confidence to offer GCSE Computing as an option in your school. A certificate will be given at the end of the course as evidence of your CPD.

The cost of the course is £99 plus an administration fee. For further details contact Sue Sentance at sue.sentance@anglia.ac.uk

23 Jan
2012
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Revision sheets

Revision sheets are being added now. These are intended to be used as a condensed version of the theory that students should already have studied. Click on the Revision tab for a complete list.