Kids can code – and it’s beautiful

Our best website design club session yet - with awesome code resultsWho says you can't teach primary school children to build websites and code? We don't. The results speak for themselves. The kids did the following with amazing results:Hard coded a 'div' (box) using HTML on a page on their websitesCorrectly used the right syntax [...]

By |2018-03-10T10:34:14+00:00March 10th, 2018|Daily News, Programming, Websites|0 Comments

Should this be in every primary school in the UK? We think so.

The Challenge - preparing Primary School aged children for Secondary School: The national schools curriculum at Key Stage 2 for Computer Science and Design Technology continually evolves.  The resource in this area for teachers is vast, ever changing and complex.  Lesson preparation, particularly for computer studies can be challenging. One thing teachers don't have [...]

By |2017-10-12T10:01:04+00:00October 7th, 2017|Daily News, Education, Programming, Robotics|0 Comments

Robot football – it got crazy!

Robot football at the coms4kids new robotics club After intuitively programming their robots, the kids then fixed flags and set to having an awesome robot football match! We had no idea who won, but who cared.. it was so much fun!! Next week we will programming sensors for light, sound, gyroscopic motion and much more. [...]

By |2017-06-12T16:55:55+00:00June 12th, 2017|Daily News, Programming, Robotics|0 Comments

The rapidly changing world of robotics

There are some amazing and fun robotics kits out there (some are a little expensive).  One of the main resources for after school clubs and secondary school  robotics projects has been Lego Mindstorms.  However, there are a few new kids on the block not least this fab introduction which has been properly crowd funded: Ziro, the [...]

By |2016-05-29T08:09:46+00:00May 29th, 2016|Daily News, Programming, Robotics|0 Comments

VPN? Great for added security

A VPN or Virtual Personal Network is often used by bigger companies so they can connect two remote networks securely. Usually this would cost you a bomb using a third party, but it's something you can do at home with a little due care and attention and very little expense.  The advantages are numerous, not [...]

By |2015-07-19T16:58:59+00:00July 19th, 2015|Programming, Safer Internet|0 Comments

… and today kids… we will be programming

At coms4kids we teach nothing in isolation. Children are learning the basics of programming in Primary Schools, but sometimes a question that MUST be answered is not being asked... That question is:  "why do we need to learn programming?" The answer is: Every piece of technology we use has been created using programming. Programming creates [...]

By |2015-06-24T13:36:51+00:00June 24th, 2015|Programming, Websites|0 Comments