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

Light-Bot 1 & 2 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 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

With the change in British Curriculum, we will be adding lessons in various programming languages. Browse through the resources and see what is on offer and what you could learn through languages such as Python, Small Basic and Java. To help students understand some of the concepts of computer science, here are a few posters more »