Lighting an LED

The most basic circuit that we will learn to wire is the LED light. The others are not much different and no harder in most cases.   Click here to download PDF version Click here to download code With LEDs its is important you use the correct resistor for the correct LED. Refer to wherever more »

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 »

Indexing Strings

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.

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.

Raspberry Pi Inventions

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 »

Learn Programming with Minecraft Pi Edition

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!

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 »