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One-week Python programming bootcamp from Key Stage 3 to A level

Darren Travi

Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:30 AM - Friday, July 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM (BST)

One-week Python programming bootcamp from Key Stage 3...

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Standard 10 Tickets Jul 23, 2018 £500.00 £28.96
Day 1 Programming to KS3 2 Tickets Jul 23, 2018 £130.00 £7.98
Day 2 Intro to GCSE Programming 2 Tickets Jul 23, 2018 £130.00 £7.98
Day3 Advanced Python Programming for GCSE 1 Ticket Jul 23, 2018 £130.00 £7.98
Day 4 Intro to Programming at A level 3 Tickets Jul 23, 2018 £130.00 £7.98
Day 5 Advanced Programming for A level 3 Tickets Jul 23, 2018 £130.00 £7.98

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On behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence

One-week Python programming bootcamp from Key Stage 3 to A level

July 23, 2018 at 9:30AM

Royal Grammar School

Giving you the skills and confidence to teach an interesting and engaging programming curriculum leading up to A Level; lots of lesson ideas with code, solutions and proven schemes of work. Plus, a set of common guidelines for coursework at all levels, and coursework ideas.

If you wish to attend certain days only, the cost per day is £130


Day 1 - Introduction to Python Programming at Key Stage 3:
Input / output and assignment
Selection and nested selection
Teacher skills audit and strategies to leverage existing ICT knowledge
Iteration and looping constructs – While and For loops
Graphics with Turtle (Python’s version of Logo)

Day 2 - GCSE Overview and Understanding Programming:
Creating user interfaces, validation, formatted output
Arrays, dictionaries, data manipulation, files
Advanced variable assignment, data types, selection

Day 3 - Advanced Skills - Identifying the Key Characteristics of Pupil Success at GCSE:
String manipulation vs list operations
Use of functions and passing parameters
Advanced Python - csv / flat file / relational data storage and persistence

Day 4 - Moving into A Level:
Use of modular top-down programming
Use of classes / object oriented programming
Creating relational databases and queries with SQL
Visual SQL tools for ERD design

Day 5 - Advanced Python Skills for A Level:
Developing the GUI frameworks - Tkinter / drag-and-drop PyQT
Navigation of multiple forms / interfaces with built-in validation
Advanced OOP using class definition, inheritance, polymorphism
Tips and hints on coursework administration and the write-up and ensuring deadlines are met


Darren Travi & Ilia Avroutine

The two teachers for this course both have extensive experience of teaching Computer Science at GCSE and A Level. They are extensively involved with a major United Kingdom examination board, through the providion of resources, training, assessment and examinations.

All materials and resources used on this course will be made available to all delegates after the course.


Darren Travi,

Royal Grammar School

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Royal Grammar School
Amersham Road
HP13 6QT High Wycombe
United Kingdom

Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:30 AM - Friday, July 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM (BST)

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Darren Travi

CAS Master Teacher: Leader Bucks CAS Hub, CAS Master Teacher, Head Of Computing, Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 6QT
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