The len() Function

The Len Function This function is extremely useful and often comes up in coursework tasks. It is used to work out how many characters have been used in a string or another type of object. Look and run the code below to see a simple example.   TASK Try this for yourself by editing the more »

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.

Computational Thinking Puzzles

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 »

Python Basics

I will be building up child friendly lessons in Python basics slowly in the coming weeks. Here is the first lesson in the series.

Computer Science Posters

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. more »