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Two-Day Python Programming Course for GCSE Saturday Nov 18, 2017 9:00AM until Sunday Nov 19, 2017 5:00PM
Organised by Master Teacher: Darren TraviDarren Travi Hosted by: Royal Grammar School
Darren Travi
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On behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence

Two-Day Python Programming Course for GCSE

Saturday November 18, 2017 at 9:00AM

to Sunday 19th November at 17:00

Royal Grammar School High Wycombe

A CPD course for ICT teachers of all abilities, this will equip you with the skills and confidence to teach, in an interesting and engaging way, the GCSE CS curriculum, including the programming content and skills required for approaching examination questions as well as the non-examination assessment.



NEA analysis and skills audit

Variable assignment, data types, selection, and iteration

Creating user interfaces, validation, formatted output

Use of functions with global and local variables

DAY 2 – ADVANCED NEA-focused skills

Files and data, lists, searching and sorting

Bringing it all together – the modular approach

Delegates will each work at a computer and receive collective and individual tuition throughout the day. This is a practical training course that will help you teach GCSE computing.

Delegates will each work at a computer and receive collective and individual tuition throughout the day. This is a practical training course that will help you teach GCSE computing.

There are two teachers on this course, both of whom have extensive experience of teaching Computer Science at GCSE and A Level. They are extensively involved with a major examinations board, providing resources, training, assessment and examinations.

Darren Travi -
Darren is Head of Computing at the Royal Grammar School in High Wycombe. A CAS Master Teacher, he leads the Buckinghamshire CAS Hub. He’s been teaching A-Level Computer Science since the 1990s and GCSE Computing since the course started in 2010. He has successfully delivered a series of CPD events aimed at supporting teachers at all levels in Primary and Secondary schools.

Ilia Avroutine -

Ilia has taught A level Computer Science for over 10 years having previously taught Computing in Canada.   Ilia is the Head of Computer Science at the Wetherby Senior School in London. He has a wide experience of teaching Computing and has co - authored a number of popular resources and textbooks. 


Darren Travi and Ilia Avroutine

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


Darren Travi,

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