Talented Year 8 student Ben from Beechen Cliff School was invited to the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford on Saturday 16 February as a finalist in a UK-wide competition – The UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge. Reaching the final of ..
Student to attended Elite Camps during the summer to further knowledge in cyber security Bristol UK, 28-29 July 2018 – A student from Beechen Cliff School has progressed to the final stages of the Government’s flagship cyber security training programme, Cyber Discovery. The ..
In Year 7 the pupils use Micro:bits to extend their programming knowledge. They build simple games such as the “Catch the Egg” game below which uses simple logic and events to detect if two sprites have collided and adds a ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..