Python camp for secondary computing to GCSE level CY212 / A15

Start date
18 Jul 16
3 Days
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD View on Google Map


Python is the most popular text based programming language used in secondary schools, and is accepted by all exam boards for assessed tasks. This intensive camp will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to teach Python. Experienced teachers will help you tackle GCSE programming tasks, enabling you to maximise the attainment of your own students.

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.
Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact for more information.


You will:

  • become confident in a Python development environment.
  • learn Python fundamentals including data types and structures, and their associated functions and libraries.
  • handle user input (including verification and validation) and formatted output.
  • develop testing and debugging skills.
  • apply these confidently to GCSE-style tasks.


Python camp for secondary computing to GCSE level - day 118 July 2016 09:30-19:00
Python camp for secondary computing to GCSE level - day 219 July 2016 09:00-19:00
Python camp for secondary computing to GCSE level - day 320 July 2016 09:00-16:00


State funded school or college£900.00 +VAT£900.00ENTHUSE Award
Fee paying school or college (independent)£900.00 +VAT

Teachers or technicians working in state-funded schools or colleges in the UK are eligible for these bursaries which can be used to contribute to covering the cost of course fees, supply cover, travel, accommodation, or equipment for your school. Find out more.

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