Using the BBC Micro:bit in a Primary school

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Date(s) - 16/03/2018
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Christ Central Building


bbc-microbitThe BBC micro:bit, given out to all year 7 pupils in 2016 and funded by BBC and partners, is a cool piece of technology. KS2 is the ideal time to start to use and code with them as it fulfils the primary computing curriculum well into KS3.  Each delegate will receive a BBC micro:bit (theirs to take away!) and through the day will be shown how to use it to teach the computing curriculum.  It is ideal for cross curricular projects.
Who should attend?
Computing subject leaders in primary phase schools and academies, including Special schools with primary phase children. The course is aimed at pupils in key stage 2.


  • correct usage/health and safety
  • first programs
  • building confidence in coding
  • resources/schemes of work and projects
  • micro:bit across the curriculum

All refreshments and lunch included—please notify us of any specific food requirements.

Car Parking cost (£6) will be refunded to the teacher on production of receipt or photo of ticket at the commencement of the course.

Please bring along a wifi enabled, fully charged laptop able to connect to an external network.

Feedback from previous courses.

Really enjoyable & learnt loads!
All round excellent
I now feel equipped to run an after-school club for this exciting piece of kit.
Project ideas. Links to other curriculum areas eg science and music
Excellent chance to explore BBC Microbit


Bookings are closed for this event.