GCSE Computer Science(9-1): NEA Preparations

If you are currently teaching the ‘new’ GCSE Computer Science (9-1), it’s possible that you are in the middle of preparing your classes and ‘Resource Bank’ for your students to use in the Autumn Term when the NEAs are released by the examination and awarding bodies. I’d like to share what I believe is a…

BCS Preston Branch Meeting

Last night, Tuesday 17th April I attended the inaugural meeting of Preston and district branch of the BCS. The meeting took place at 53 Degrees, the Students Union venue at Uclan. The meeting had been arranged by BCS member Adrian Thompson, an enthusiastic member of the BCS, keen to establish a Preston BCS committee and…

Visit to BA (Hons) Games Design course, Uclan 28th March 2012

In a welcome diversion from our normal Tuesday afternoon GCSE Computing lessons, on 28th March – I took my Year 10 GCSE Computing class on a visit to Uclan to help judge some project presentations by 3rd Year students on the BA (Hons) Games Design degree course. Although the games design course, might not be…