Code Club for 2021

Looking ahead to next academic year, it seems likely that we will need to delay resuming Code Club until Term 3, although there is a chance that we can find a way to meet safely in a larger classroom ahead of that.

Please keep an eye on www.flickernet.net/codeclub for updates.

In the meantime congratulations to Ryan P (Year 9) who has a wide range of Scratch 3 games featured on the site.

 

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the 50p bunny is all ears

This is the big blue bunny rabbit that our children spotted whilst on holiday in Dorset. It was for sale for the quite reasonable price of 50p. After some debate over who would be making the purchase, he was presently in the bag /  saved from landfill / one of the family.

The parting words of the stall holder rang in my ears, a clarion call to action: “you can connect your phone to it and stuff”

what stuff I wondered. What might it be capable of?

A google later and I had the app. The connection was made to the bunny but there was another connection to make, this time to a news story:

theregister.co.uk/2017/03/01/cloudpets_woes_worsen_mics_can_be_pwned/

oh dear. The batteries were swiftly removed.

Now in the depths of winter I have taken the final step to remedy matters for my son to enjoy his improbably treasured bunny:

 

and sew it ends!

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Picademy

A full weekend of study at Bath University. Being presented with the opportunities and the potential of Raspberry Pi by those who know it best. My thanks to Dan, Mark, Laura and Alan for an amazing time.

 

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