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Two Day Python Programming Course for A level Saturday Oct 17, 2020 9:00AM until Sunday Oct 18, 2020 5:00PM
Organised by: Darren TraviDarren Travi Hosted by: Royal Grammar School
Darren Travi
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Course Outline

Day 1 Stating out

Session 1 – Recap of GCSE Coding skills

  • How to set out effective pseudocode.
  • Use of string slicing and Boolean operators for validation
  • Functions / subroutines and parameter passing

Session 2 – Moving into A level - Nested lists,

  • List slicing, sorting, passing to functions

Session 3 – Flat file database structures

  • Reading and writing CSV files, records and fields, interacting with spreadsheets and using SQL

Session 4 – How to write to relational databases

  • SQL with Sqlite, queries: selection, update, insert, and delete, primary and foreign keys and setting up relationships

Day 2

Session 1 – Object Orientated Programming

  • Class definition, object instantiation, inheritance, polymorphism

Session 2 – Developing your user interface –

  • Introduction to GUI - how to add forms, screens, buttons, radio and check buttons, text boxes, labels, combo boxes and list boxes.

Session 3 – Approaches to the coursework and questions in common with exam boards