Mar 16, 2018

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Beechen Cliff School host National Cyber Roadshows South West

Beechen Cliff School host National Cyber Roadshows South West

Posted in : Cybersecurity, News on by : laurajames

Beechen Cliff School host National Cyber Roadshow South West Beechen Cliff School were proud to host one of the first Cyber Roadshows to introduce cyber security to school children aged 10–14 years old, developing their knowledge and setting them on ..

Jan 12, 2018

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National Cipher Challenge Event at Netcraft, 10th January 2018

National Cipher Challenge Event at Netcraft, 10th January 2018

Posted in : Cybersecurity on by : laurajames

Each year Beechen Cliff School’s Code Breaking Club take part in the National Cipher Challenge (https://www.cipherchallenge.org/). The teams performed so well this year they were invited to the internationally renowned web security company NetCraft for a workshop titled “Identity Theft ..

Jan 5, 2018

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The BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge – 2017

The BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge – 2017

Posted in : News on by : laurajames

The Bebras Computing Challenge introduces computational thinking to students. It is organised in over 40 countries and designed to get students all over the world excited about computing. This is the third year of running this challenge at Beechen Cliff ..

May 9, 2017

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CoSpace Rescue 2017 team comes 3rd in National Finals

CoSpace Rescue 2017 team comes 3rd in National Finals

Posted in : News on by : laurajames

Four boys from our Lower Sixth A Level Computer Science group travelled to the BT Headquarters in Ipswich in April to take part in the National Finals of the CoSpace Rescue League. The CoSpace Rescue Competition is the sub-league of RoboCupJunior ..

Mar 17, 2017

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Crypto Challenge at the University of Bath

Crypto Challenge at the University of Bath

Posted in : News on by : laurajames

On Thursday, 16th March the Computing department took a team of Year 9 and Year 10 computer science students to the University of Bath to take part in Crypto Challenge (part of the Bath Taps into Science festival). The teams ..

Jul 6, 2016

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Beechen Cliff team compete in CoSpace Rescue Finals in Leipzig

Beechen Cliff team compete in CoSpace Rescue Finals in Leipzig

Posted in : AS / A Level Computer Science on by : laurajames

A team of four sixth formers travelled to Leipzig this month to compete in the world finale of the CoSpace Rescue competition. They had won the UK competition in Ipswich earlier this year, which earned them a place in the ..

Jul 4, 2016

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Science Club & Programming Club trip to Bloodhound SSC HQ

Science Club & Programming Club trip to Bloodhound SSC HQ

Posted in : Micro:bit, year 7 on by : laurajames

As a joint venture between the Science Club and the Programming Club we took a group of 15 Year 7 boys to visit the Bloodhound SSC headquarters in Avonmouth on June 21st. There the boys had the opportunity to take ..

May 9, 2016

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The micro:bit has arrived in Year 7

The micro:bit has arrived in Year 7

Posted in : News, year 7 on by : laurajames
  • The pupil’s in Year 7 have been very excited to finally get their hands on the new BBC micro:bits. These small programmable computers allow student’s to learn programming & systems in fun and useful ways.

    Mar 10, 2016

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    Animation 16 competition

    Animation 16 competition

    Posted in : News, year 8 on by : laurajames

    The pupils in Year 7 and 8 have been hard at work creating animations for the national Animation 16 competition (sponsored by Manchester University) For several lessons we have explored generating a suitable idea, storyboarding that idea, then designing the ..

    Jan 10, 2016

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    Writing Tic Tac Toe in Javascript

    Writing Tic Tac Toe in Javascript

    Posted in : AS / A Level Computer Science on by : laurajames

    The A Level Computing Students were recently tasked with using Javascript to create a simple Noughts & Crosses game (or Tic-Tac-Toe) using the online editor http://jsfiddle.net. This was the teacher’s attempt at getting a two player game working. One very ..