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New magazine 'Hello World' (issue 2)
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In collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Foundation we are launching a replacement to “Switched On”. The new magazine is called Hello World! and the first issue launched at BETT 2017.

Senior leaders' toolkit
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This toolkit is designed to support school leadership teams in developing computing in their schools in ways that are consistent the school’s desire to provide a broad and balanced curriculum...

Quickstart Computing
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QuickStart Computing has been developed to support primary and secondary schools with the computing programme of study introduced in September 2014. Quickstart Computing provides all teachers...

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What's going on in CAS


CAS TV: Andrew Fitzgibbon

Published by Abi Edwards on 2017-05-25

Computer Vision and Machine Learning


CAS Newsletter May 2017

Published by on 2017-05-23

The May edition of the CAS Member Newsletter with news about the upcoming CAS Conference in June. don't forget to book your place!


"Hello World" is out today!

Published by Simon Humphreys on 2017-05-22

We are very excited to announce that issue 2 of Hello World is out today! Hello World is our magazine about computing and digital making, written by educators, for educators. It is a collaboration betw...


Building mathematical knowledge with programming

Published by Laura Benton on 2017-05-17

Laura Benton (Research Associate, UCL) will be presenting a workshop on the impact of Scratch on mathematics learning at the 2017 CAS National Conference (Bham). Here she introduces the project and pro...


Using micro:bits in primary classrooms

Published by Jo Badge on 2017-05-09

The DfE has identified a number of ‘opportunity areas’ where there is an opportunity to create more computing support for teachers in deprived areas. A new CAS project working with the Microbit Foundat...


Scratch: Progression in primary

Published by Jamie Edmondson on 2017-05-09

Scratch is probably the most effective and commonly used programming software used in Primary schools. As part of our series from CAS Conference 2017 presenters Jamie Edmondson shares how he is using ...


CAS East Regional Conference

From East of England

Published by Sonia Menezes on 2017-05-16

Free entry! A day of CPD workshops to support the teaching of Computing in primary and secondary schools.


CAS East's Newsletter April 2017

From East of England

Published by Sonia Menezes on 2017-04-21


[FREE] Primary computing mag from CS4FN

From London

Published by Jo Brodie on 2017-04-04

'A little bit of cs4fn' - piloting a small magazine for primary schools

There is no "them" - only us

CAS is a grass roots organisation, whose energy, creativity, and leadership comes from its members. Simon Humphreys, CAS Coordinator

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