We’ll kick things off on the morning of September 21st with an introduction to subject leadership, designed to support new computing leads. This will be the first in a series of sessions taking place across the year, with a view to supporting attendees’ development in their role through targeted support, and by helping new leads form a network across London.
Teach Computing (KS1 and KS2), 22nd Sept, 9.15am-3.30pm
On Thursday 22nd and Thursday 29th September we will host our two Teach Computing sessions, focusing on KS1 and KS2 respectively. These will present attendees with a toolkit of useful ideas and resources to support the teaching of the computing curriculum, starting with lower school in the first session and moving on to KS2 in the second.
Languages (MFL) Forum, 5th Oct, 9am-12pm
This session is for anyone involved in coordinating or teaching modern foreign languages and will be facilitated by a lead advisory teacher. The forum is an opportunity for teachers to learn about policy and curriculum updates, share thoughts and ideas, and participate in practical activity led by CLC staff to demonstrate how technology can support the teaching of languages.
Minecraft Across the Curriculum, 6th Oct, 9.15am-3.30pm
Anyone who teaches primary will be aware of the enduring enthusiasm children have for the world-building computer game, Minecraft. During this session teachers can get to grips the the workings of the game, as well as learning about its broad range of applications right across the primary curriculum. We will use a version of Minecraft which was been specifically developed for use in the classroom, and offer advice on how this features can help facilitate a productive session.
Animation Across the Curriculum, 12th Oct, 9.15am-3.30pm
From re-telling stories to animating scientific concept or historical event, animation can be a great way to bring any curriculum area to life. During this session attendees will work with CLC specialists to learn animation and editing techniques as well as receiving guidance on structuring and managing animation work within the curriculum.
SLT Online Safety Briefing, 13th Oct, 10am-11am
This briefing session will provide SLT with an overview of the complex and ever-changing area of Online Safety with reference to Ofsted’s focus on the areas of policy, practice and procedure. The session will help equip SLT to return to school will a full understanding of Ofsted’s requirements and expectations with regard to online safety, and how to address any concerns they may have for their school’s current practice.