we can use indexing to help us find characters or words in a string. This is especially useful if we are looking for something in a paragraph or a variable.
We have started a wiki to help GCSE computing students. It is a work in progress and is constantly being updated. We are also looking for teachers that may want to contribute and develop the project. Please contact us via the contact form at the bottom of the homepage.
The Python Beginners Workbook for Secondary School is a great resources to introduce pupils to the concepts of Programming using the Python language. It has been prepared in order to simplify programming concepts for those who have no experience at all. Feel free to download using the link below and use with your students. The more »
Computational Thinking Puzzles In this puzzle, you need to think computationally to finish each level. Once you get to the more advanced stages, you have to use functions to give less instruction but repeat code. Click here to try Light-Bot 2.0 Click here to try light-bot 1 Click here to try gold collector Click here to try Dock The more »
I will be building up child friendly lessons in Python basics slowly in the coming weeks. Here is the first lesson in the series.
In this section I hope to include snippets of code, ideas from yourselves and some projects that our students have worked on. I will also link to things I find around the web that I think you (teachers & students) will use to help you better understand how to programme with the raspberry Pi. The more »
The makers of Minecraft, Mojang have released a free version of the game for the Raspberry Pi. We will be using this in our classes to help students develop their skills in Python. Before starting these tutorials, students would first have to have some knowledge of how to use Python. Tutorials coming soon!
UPDATE 22/01/2018 – All download links should now be working. Sorry for any previous issues. To help students understand some of the concepts of computer science, here are a few posters that you may want to put up on your wall displays. I try to make understanding some of the concepts easy for Python Learners.