Switched on Computing training
Switched on Computing is a really easy-to-use scheme of work. Everything you need to get started is included in the pack! We do however understand that some schools want a bit of extra help and guidance to implement it across the school.
Switched on Computing Champion Schools
The Switched on Computing Champion Schools are a network of hub schools that provide advice to schools who want to find out more about the programme and support to new adopters.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be put into contact with one of the schools below.
Thomas A Beckett Middle School
Wilbraham Primary School
Downsbrook Primary School
Training from Havering Education Services
Our publishing partners, Havering Education Services, provide a range of training sessions to help implement Switched on Computing. All sessions are facilitated by a Switched on Computing training associate, trained and quality assured by Havering Education Services – including DBS checks. All training associates are experienced, qualified teachers, specialising in computing support for schools and academies.
Getting started with Switched on Computing and the new national curriculum for computing
An introduction to Scratch
Creating an educational game using Scratch
Making movies with iMovie on the iPad
Making movies with Microsoft Movie Maker (formerly known as Windows Live Movie Maker)
An introduction to blogging using Wordpress
Editing and Writing HTML
Creating a virtual space using Sketchup
Creating Apps using AppShed
Twilight session (2 hours) – choose any one session: £350 + VAT
1/2 day training session (3 hours) – choose up to two sessions: £425 + VAT
Full day training session (6 hours) – choose up to threee sessions: £595 + VAT
All sessions are run by our experienced training associates who are qualified teachers, specialising in computing support for schools and academies.
To book a session, please fill out the booking form.
For additional information please contact Havering Education Services via email@example.com
Free CPD videos from Switched on Computing
Help staff feel confident to teach the new curriculum and use unfamiliar software.
As part of your online access to Switched on Computing, you will have access to interactive training modules and videos to help all teachers feel confident teaching the new curriculum and unfamiliar software.
Ensure all staff understand the requirements of the new Programme of Study for computing
Help staff feel confident teaching unfamilar computing concepts, skills and software
Embed high quality computing teaching and use of technology throughout your whole school with training resources everyone can access
Help less confident staff develop content and activities to support the teaching of computing
Watch a sample video
This training package is available to everyone who has purchased Switched on Computing as part of your online resources. Alternatively, you can purchase the package on it's own on a CD-ROM for £250. It comes on a networkable CD-ROM with permanent whole school licence so the modules and videos can be accessed by all of your teachers in or outside of school. Find out more and order now.