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Red Kite Learning Trust
Harrogate Grammar School (63)

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Computing Hub

North Yorkshire, Leeds and Wakefield

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The Computing Hub is here to support you with all aspects of delivering excellence in teaching computing, whether you are a centre of excellence interested in the latest pedagogy or just starting out in delivering Computer Science, we have something for you.

We provide support and CPD for both primary and secondary schools across North Yorkshire, Leeds and Wakefield.

We can work with you to identify your computing needs and provide a targeted programme of support to help embed this key subject in your school. This includes high-quality CPD; teaching and learning resources; and school-to-school support.

CPD - fully funded to all state schools

We continue to be committed to ensuring that we deliver the CPD you need in the most efficient manner and supporting your delivery of Computing and Computer Science across all key stages.

We run both face to face and remote courses aimed at subject knowledge enhancement and pedagogy. Please get in touch if bespoke CPD is required.

View our Primary and Secondary courses

Computing Support

Teaching staff can work towards a number of certificates to enhance their subject knowledge and can work through the Computing Quality Framework to achieve the Computing Quality Mark.

Find out more about subsidies for your school here. There are subsidies available for primary and secondary schools including additional funding for schools that do not offer GCSE Computer Science.

Loan our Physical Computing Kits

The Computing Hub has been allocated a number of physical computing kits for schools to borrow on a half term basis. Choose from the following:

  • BeeBots
  • Data Loggers
  • Crumbles
  • Micro:bits
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pico

Please email to request your kit.

Did you know each state funded primary school can order a free class kit of micro:bits? Order your school’s class kit of micro:bits here.

Our team

Dan Toms Specialist Hub Lead : Programming
Paul Donlon Computing Hub Lead
Ian Needham Secondary Computing Hub Lead
Claire Garside Secondary subject matter expert
Helen Cotton Primary Computing Hub Lead / Primary subject matter expert
Isabel Chalmers Hub Admin

For more information please contact
Follow us on twitter at @CompHubYorks

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Harrogate Grammar School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Red Kite Office, Pannal Ash Road, Harrogate, HG2 9PH

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