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10 Week Introduction Course in Teaching Python for GCSE. Thursday Oct 5, 2017 4:15PM until Thursday Dec 14, 2017 6:15PM
Organised by Master Teacher: Naushin MirzaNaushin Mirza Hosted by: St John Payne Catholic School, Chelmsford
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On behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence

Introduction Course in Teaching Python for GCSE.

October 5, 2017 at 4:15PM to December 14,2017

St John Payne Catholic School, Chelmsford

This is a 10 week course that covers all the programming concepts needed to tackle the GCSE NEA's for all exam boards. The cost is £10 per session.


Date Topic
05/10/17 Introduction to IDLE, basic input & output, data types, operators, casting, variables & assignment.
12/10/17 Selection, nested selection 'if & elif', string manipulation, commenting code
19/10/17 Using modules, Iteration 'For & While loops'
02/11/17 Strings & slicing, Lists -searching/sorting/list manipulation/operations
09/11/17 Multi-dimensional lists, exception handling, common mistakes and debugging
16/11/17 Functions and procedures, functions with parameters
23/11/17 File handling, reading from files, writing to files
30/11/17 Code challenges, NEA examples & tasks
07/12/17 Databases & SQLite
14/12/17 Regular expressions & Dictionaries


Naushin Mirza(CAS Master Teacher), Penny Cater(CAS Master teacher) & Andrew Chu (CISCO Academy Instructor)

All materials and resources used on this course will be made available to all delegates. Refreshments will be provided from 4pm. The course runs from 4.15 to 6.15 pm. after the course.


St John Payne Catholic School, Chelmsford

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