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Short list of material related to the computing curriculum at school

Simon Peyton Jones

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last edited Dec 18 2018 by Simon Peyton Jones

Computing at school in the UK

Computing is a foundational subject discipline that every child should have the opportunity to learn, from primary school onwards, just like maths or natural science. That is the vision of the new English National Curriculum for computing. This page collects together key links and resources to explain the vision, put it in its international context, point to major reports, identify key resources, and so on.

Many of these links are to CAS resources. Every CAS resource is a wiki that you can edit and improve. If you are a CAS member, please take the initiative to write as well as read, to contribute and share as well as enjoy and celebrate.

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The big picture

The National Curriculum

The CAS community

Resources to support computing teachers


Teacher training

Careers and diversity

  • Founders4Schools: well-briefed tech entrepreneurs are willing to come to your school, for free, to help inspire the next generation.
  • CAS #include: CAS’s sub-group that pays attention to issues of diversity and inclusion.
  • Girls/women in computing: role models, organisations, pointers.
  • Careers in computing collects links to web sites and videos that celebrate and explain careers in computing.

Other amazing organisations that support computing at school

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