Coronavirus Closure FAQs

Due to the current coronavirus situation, all Lionheart Academies Trust schools are closed in accordance with Government guidelines.

If you need to contact your child's school, please see our School Closure FAQs section as this answers commonly-asked questions by parents.

Computing Hub

Computing Hubs have been established to help schools and colleges lead improvement in Computer Science education in England. Our vision is for every child in every school in England to have a world-leading computing education.

Computing Hubs are led by schools and colleges across England with an exceptional track record in teaching computing.  They deliver face-to-face courses and provide local support for teachers in primary and secondary schools in their area.

Beauchamp College, Oadby leads the Leicester & East Midlands Computing Hub. We work with schools and colleges in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland.

The Computing Hub team:
Strategic Lead: Tom Fitzjohn
Secondary School Lead: Ciarán McGeeney
Primary School Lead: Jonathan Speeding

The National Programme has its own website at www.teachcomputing.org
Registering for a free account will allow you to receive the National Centre for Computing Education news bulletins.

You can also contact the hub via email TeachComputing@lionhearttrust.org.uk

The following remotely delivered courses will take place during this academic year:

Primary CPD

Introduction to primary computing

6th May, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 1
12th May, 1pm – 2pm     Remotely delivered session 2
19th May, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 3

10th June, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 1
16th June, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 2
23rd June, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 3

8th July, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 1
14th July, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 2
21st July, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 3

5th August, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 1
11th August, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 2
18th August, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 3

 

Secondary CPD

Fundamentals of Computer Networks

20th May, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 1
2nd June, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 2
5th June, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 3
9th June, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 4

24th June, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 1
30th June, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 2
3rd Jul, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 3
7th July, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 4

22nd July, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 1
28th August, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 2
31st July, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 3
4th August, 11am-12pm    Remotely delivered session 4

Course Information and Bookings can be made by clicking the links above

The primary aim of Computing At School (CAS) is to promote and develop the teaching of computing in schools by supporting teachers. One way to achieve this is to provide teachers with a local forum (CAS Community) to share ideas and mutual interests. These CAS Communities form the foundation of much of the work of CAS. CAS Community meetings are for teachers, run by teachers. Details of the upcoming community meetings can be found on the relevant community page below.
Our nearby CAS communities are:

 

Hub Newsletters

 

Subject Matter Expert Support

The Computing Hub is supported by a Subject Matter Expert (SME) who is:

  • An educational expert, working regionally with schools
  • Targeting schools NOT offering GCSE Computer Science
  • Supporting schools to develop action plans
  • Supporting primary and secondary schools that are currently situated in category 5 and 6 priority areas.
  • Providing bespoke CPD

 

COMPUTING HUB CONTACT

Tom Fitzjohn

Computing Hub Strategic Lead

thomas.fitzjohn@lionhearttrust.org.uk

Ciarán McGeeney

Computing Hub Secondary Lead

ciaran.mcgeeney@beauchamp.org.uk

Jonathan Spedding

Computing Hub Primary Lead

jonathan.spedding@highcliffeacademy.org.uk