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One-week Python programming bootcamp

23rd July 2018 | The Beacon Centre, United Kingdom

On behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence One-week Python programming bootcamp 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 SCHEDULE 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 SPEAKERS 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. HOST Darren Travi, darren.travi@computingatschool.org.uk Royal Grammar School For further information: darren.travi@computingatschool.org.uk Electronic Privacy Computing At School (CAS)/Network of Excellence (NoE) communicates with its interested parties by email. I understand that CAS/NoE will not pass on my email address to other organisations. Data Protection Act 1998 CAS/NoE as part of the BCS Group will hold your personal data on its computer database and process it in accordance with the Act. This information may be accessed, viewed and used by CAS/NoE for administrative purposes and conducting market research. All of these purposes have been notified to the Commissioner. If you are based outside the European Economic Area (the 'EEA'), information about you may be transferred outside the EEA in accordance with the requirements of the Act. Full legal and privacy notices: http://www.bcs.org/category/5655

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