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CAS A Level Virtual

This community has been created to share resources and subject knowledge to teachers of A’ Level Computer Science. Drop us an email if there is anything in particular you would like us to cover.


Becci Peters

Becci Peters

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher Trainer
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CAS Blackpool Mixed

CAS Blackpool Mixed is a CAS Community intended for both Primary and Secondary teachers from across the area and beyond.

The aim of our meetings is to provide the opportunity for local teachers to share ideas and resources, ways to inspire children to take on developing interests in computer science and to nurture a local CAS Community group.

We aim to provide informal training and knowledge about computer science as a discipline and support connections between teachers, local computing hubs and industry.

If you would like to come along to share something, ask lots of questions, or just listen and have some refreshments- you are more than welcome! If you have any specific ideas for future community meetings, please also get in touch.


Sabiha Munshi

Sabiha Munshi

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
  • 2 more
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Steve Woods

Steve Woods

  • Hub Leader
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CAS Bolton Primary

The CAS Bolton Primary Community is run by Christopher Hill, Deputy Headteacher at Bolton St Catherine’s Academy.

We welcome people and offer a regular programme of meetings throughout the academic year to address the issues of the working ICT/Computing teacher.

We believe in sharing good practice and helping each other to improve – no matter what level of computing ability we have or at what stage of teaching we are.


Christopher Hill

Christopher Hill

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-16)
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CAS Bolton Secondary

The CAS Bolton Secondary Community is run by Mark Capaldi, CAS Master Teacher and Curriculum Lead for Computing at Sharples School.

He welcomes people and hopes to offer a regular programme of meetings throughout the academic year to address the issues of the working ICT/Computing teacher.


Mark Capaldi

Mark Capaldi

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-16)
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CAS Cheshire East Mixed

Simon Howarth

Simon Howarth

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-18)
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CAS Chester & Ellesmere Port Primary

The CAS Cheshire West & Chester Primary Community is run by Martyn Haxell.

The aim of the Community is to support Primary school teachers and Computing subject leaders in developing their skills to deliver effectively the Primary computing curriculum through training, support, networking and sharing best practice. You are more than welcome to join us at one of our termly meetings.


Martyn Haxell

Martyn Haxell

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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CAS Chester and Ellesmere Port Secondary

A new community for secondary schools in Chester, Ellesmere Port and the surrounding villages. All comers welcome. Meetings will commence in Autumn 2020. I would love to hear what your strengths and areas for development are. If you would like to present at any of the meetings do let me know.


Gaynor Hudson

Gaynor Hudson

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-16)
  • 3 more
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CAS Chorley Secondary

The CAS Chorley Secondary Community is run by Stephen Mort, who looks forward to welcoming people to its meetings.


Stephen Mort

Stephen Mort

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-16)
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CAS Knowsley Secondary with SEND

Gary Reddin

Gary Reddin

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-18)
  • Teacher Trainer
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CAS Knutsford Secondary

David Cole

David Cole

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-18)
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CAS Liverpool North Primary

Alex McCole

Alex McCole

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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CAS Liverpool North Secondary

A Secondary Community of Practice for Computing across the North of Liverpool and surrounding areas. We are ran by teachers, for teachers.

Our aim is to meet once a term to provide local networking opportunities, relevant up-to-date Computing CPD, and a port of call for any Computing teacher or Computing ITT student who has a query about the subject. We may not have the answer, but we’ll know people who do!


Elizabeth McCue

Elizabeth McCue

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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Dave Cross

Dave Cross

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-18)
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CAS Liverpool Primary

This community is for Primary school in Liverpool, Halton and Knowsley. We will be running CAS events at two locations - one in “Central” Liverpool and one in “South” Liverpool. Each meeting will cover the same agenda so sign up for the location that suits you best.

Sessions are lead by curriculum specialists and are open to anyone with an interest in Computing.

This community is linked to our work with NCCE and will assist anyone who has previously completed CPD in gaining the certification.

We look forward to meeting you at our next meeting!


Andrew Procter

Andrew Procter

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher Trainer
  • IT Professional
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CAS Liverpool South Secondary

CAS Liverpool South Secondary is a CAS Community of KS3/KS4/KS5 Computing/Computer Science teachers. We are always looking for fellow professionals to join.

In our meetings we will be discussing any hot topics that might arise throughout the year. We can help with moderating coursework. CPD will be delivered on new tech.

If you want to get involved then please either contact us via Twitter (@arooneycompsci), or email: casmerseysidehub@computingatschool.org.uk


Adam Rooney

Adam Rooney

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 3 more
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CAS Macclesfield Mixed

Phill McKenzie

Phill McKenzie

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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CAS Manchester Central Mixed

CAS Manchester Mixed is a CAS Community intended for both Primary and Secondary teachers from across the city and beyond.


Ellie Overland

Ellie Overland

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher Trainer
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Alan Harrison

Alan Harrison

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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CAS Manchester ITT Primary
CAS Manchester North East & Oldham Secondary

Andrew Mkandawire

Andrew Mkandawire

  • Hub Leader
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CAS Manchester North Primary

We are a community formed in 2019 that is designed to bring together the local Primary Schools in North Manchester. If Computing is your passion or it is an area you want to know more about then join our community and attend one of our events. Are aim is to provide access to CPD and recourses through sharing idea and knowledge within our community.


Sam Goodall-Walker

Sam Goodall-Walker

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
  • 3 more
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CAS Manchester North Secondary

Meetings normally take place at Manchester Communication Academy in Harpurhey.


Ahmad Jalloh

Ahmad Jalloh

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Secondary School Teacher 11 - 18
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CAS Manchester South Primary

The CAS Manchester South Primary Community runs a meeting each half term, alternating between its two venues of Acacias Community Primary School in Burnage and Our Lady’s RC Primary School in Whalley Range.

It is jointly led by CAS Master Teachers Ben Davies, Sally Jordan and Jamie Edmondson. The CAS Manchester South Primary Community shares resources and best practice and provides a forum for teachers to gain practical advice and support in delivering the Primary Computing national curriculum. All welcome - Secondary too!


Sally Jordan

Sally Jordan

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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Ben Davies

Ben Davies

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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CAS Manchester South Secondary
CAS Nantwich Secondary

The CAS Nantwich Secondary Community is run by Andrea Sanders from Brine Leas School. Everyone interested in developing computing as a subject - or developing computing aspects of the Computer Science curriculum at any key stage - is welcome.

This Community meets once per term in an informal setting, sharing skills, knowledge and resources in a collaborative network. Please get in touch if you have an idea for an activity, or if you wish to get some computing CPD.


Andrea Sanders

Andrea Sanders

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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CAS Oldham

CAS Oldham Hub

A newly incorporated Hub based out of the Blue Coat School in Oldham. The hub leader is Andrew Mkandawire, a newly qualified teacher and subject specialist holding a BSc in Computer Forensics and Security.

The CS department consist of two other highly experienced teachers also both subject specialists.

We are looking to offer our support through meetings, demonstrations and workshops to secondary schools in our local area.

If you would like any further information, do not hesitate to contact us using the details above.

Keep your eyes on this page for detail of our upcoming first launch Hub meeting in January 2017.


CAS Oldham Primary Community

Mathew Hanley-Wood

Mathew Hanley-Wood

  • Hub Leader
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CAS Poynton

David Bennison

David Bennison

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-18)
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CAS Rochdale Primary

Ben Hall

Ben Hall

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 3 more
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Jamie Edmondson

Jamie Edmondson

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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CAS Rochdale Secondary

Please contact us if you have ideas for any meetings, would like to speak or want any other information about our activities. We hold meetings at least once a term.


CAS Rochdale Secondary

Carol Murray

Carol Murray

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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CAS Saddleworth Mixed
CAS Saddleworth Mixed
CAS Salford Primary

Donna Rawling

Donna Rawling

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 3 more
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Jon Samuel

Jon Samuel

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
  • 2 more
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CAS Salford Secondary

Heather Beecham

Heather Beecham

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-16)
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CAS Sandbach

Stuart Rogers

Stuart Rogers

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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CAS St Helens Mixed

David Williams

David Williams

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-18)
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CAS Stockport Primary

Bob Breckwoldt

Bob Breckwoldt

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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Matthew Ellis

Matthew Ellis

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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CAS Stockport Secondary

Meetings normally take place at Cheadle Hulme High School.


Carrie Preddy

Carrie Preddy

  • Hub Leader
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CAS Tameside

The CAS Tameside Community is based at Tameside College and has a new leader in Dan Evans. The group would like to work with all CAS members within the wider Tameside area, regardless of their teaching level.

We are keen to help all teachers of Computing to develop their skills and technical abilities. We will offer a range of supportive sessions linked to delivering the curriculum. We will also work to ensure seamless learner progression from Key Stage 1 through to Key Stage 4 and on to appropriate post-16 pathways.


Dan Evans

Dan Evans

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 3 more
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Abigail Blythe

Abigail Blythe

  • Hub Leader
  • FE Teacher
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CAS Trafford Primary

The CAS Trafford Primary Community is run by Tom Phillips from Moorlands Primary School, and Rachel Fernley from Park Road Sale Primary School. They look forward to welcoming you to the meetings.


Rachel Fernley

Rachel Fernley

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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CAS Trafford Secondary

The CAS Trafford Secondary Community is shared between King School Macclesfield and Ashton-on-Mersey School.


Simon howe

Simon howe

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-18)
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CAS Warrington Primary

David Clay

David Clay

  • Hub Leader
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CAS Warrington Secondary

Amy Welsh

Amy Welsh

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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chris hillidge

chris hillidge

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-16)
  • School Governor
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CAS Wilmslow Primary

CAS Wilmslow Primary Community is run by Adam Jenkins of Lacey Green Primary Academy. He looks forward to welcoming everyone to the group.

Computing Coordinators from local schools are encouraged to attend to help develop a supportive network for Primary computing.


Adam Jenkins

Adam Jenkins

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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CAS Winsford Primary

Jake Ellam

Jake Ellam

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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CAS Wirral Primary

Jen McCulloch at New Brighton Primary School is the CAS Wirral Primary Community Leader.

The Community is a space for local teachers to share ideas, activities, great practice and their experiences of teaching Computing. The Community aims to use the wide network of CAS experts to help schools develop this curriculum area, raising teachers’ subject knowledge and confidence.

The Community also aims to use innovative practice to challenge our more-able children. If you are open to sharing ideas for the Computing curriculum then we would love to welcome you to our next event.


Jen McCulloch

Jen McCulloch

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
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CAS Wirral Secondary

The CAS Wirral Secondary Community is run by CAS Master Teacher Nicola Mounsey at Calday Grange Grammar School.


Nicola Mounsey

Nicola Mounsey

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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Tracy Birkett

Tracy Birkett

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-18)
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CAS Wythenshawe SEND

CAS Wythenshawe SEND Community is run by Robin Anthony of Piper Hill Specialist School. A CAS Master Teacher, he welcomes teachers from in and around the Manchester area to attend this Community, which offers support for computing activities with SEND students.


Robin Anthony

Robin Anthony

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  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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CAS Blackpool Primary

CAS Blackpool Primary Community is led by Tom Sale from Mereside Primary School.

Meetings are held every term where possible, and are intended to provide support, free CPD, resource sharing and networking opportunities for Primary teachers from the surrounding area and further afield.


CAS Bolton SEND

CAS Bolton SEND Community is run by Ruth Smith from Westmorland School. She is looking forward to welcoming new members and offering sessions on computing for SEN.


Ruth Smith

Ruth Smith

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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CAS Burnley & Pendle Secondary

Saqib Chaudhry

Saqib Chaudhry

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-16)
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Christopher Hand

Christopher Hand

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-16)
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CAS Fylde & Wyre Mixed

Neil Ireland

Neil Ireland

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 3 more
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CAS Lancashire East Secondary

The CAS Lancashire East Secondary Community is led by Khawer Ishtiaq who warmly welcomes new members.

The Community is intended to be a forum for sharing best practice, resources and ideas. It will be a place to network with other colleagues, to up-skill where needed and to carry out research in to different teaching approaches to support the teaching of Computer Science.


Khawer Ishtiaq

Khawer Ishtiaq

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-16)
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CAS Lancaster Secondary

Andrew Daykin

Andrew Daykin

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (11-18)
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CAS Morecambe Primary

This is a Primary CAS Community where we provide support and training in a friendly environment. Our aim is to equip teachers with the skills needed to deliver a creative Computing curriculum that will prepare children for an increasingly technically-advanced world.


Leah Green

Leah Green

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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Heather Beckett

Heather Beckett

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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CAS Preston Primary

Elaine Lambert

Elaine Lambert

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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CAS Preston Secondary

We are the Preston Secondary CS Community, led by Alan O’Donohoe, Helen Catterall and Kasim Qadir.

We welcome all attendees for discussion, training and refreshments and look forward to seeing you there.

If you have a particular need for support, please contact either alan@exa.foundation or h.catterall@archbishoptemple.com


Alan O'Donohoe

Alan O'Donohoe

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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Helen McLean ( former Catterall)

Helen McLean ( former Catterall)

  • Master Teacher
  • Hub Leader
  • 2 more
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Kasim Qadir

Kasim Qadir

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (16-18)
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CAS West Lancs Primary

Chris Lawson

Chris Lawson

  • Hub Leader
  • Teacher (4-11)
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