Information for Schools
ComputerXplorers leads the way in providing innovative computing classes for primary school children.
Our classes can be offered as specialist, high quality extra-curricular or after school computing clubs or in a variety of ways during the school day.
All aspects of the computing curriculum can be covered including unplugged activities, programming and coding, the innovative application of IT, creative digital literacy and e-safety.
During the school day ComputerXplorers can provide added value PPA cover, technology workshops and enrichment activity theme days, a solution to cover planned absences or a full service provider to cover the Computing Curriculum to the whole school or specific year groups. We operate across Lancashire including Wigan, Bolton and Bury.
Why choose ComputerXplorers?
- Computing classes run by our specialists
- Easy to plan and hassle-free to run
- Innovative, age-appropriate lesson plans, software and peripherals
- Fully aligned with the Computing National Curriculum
- All staff DBS (or Disclosure Scotland) checked
- Hands-on and interactive
- Suitable for all primary school ages and abilities including special needs and gifted and talented children
- COVID-secure (click here to find out more)
The potential impact of the Coronavirus pandemic is of concern to everyone. We wanted to reassure you that the health and wellbeing of the children we work with and those of our staff is the highest priority for us.
We love sharing our excitement about the world of technology with all of the children in our classes and we are working hard to continue to share that in whatever way we can. Whether that is working with schools to provide COVID-secure clubs (find out more here) and classes or by delivering classes online we are committed to keeping the tech excitement alive!Read More
Awesome after school computing clubs provided by ComputerXplorers are enjoyed each week by thousands of school children across the country.
The children have such fun they don't even realise just how much they are learning: programming, creativity, storytelling, collaboration, problem solving, animation, web design, coding, forensic science, logic, video game design - the list is endless!Read More
ComputerXplorers programmes can be offered in a variety of ways that can be tailored to the needs of the school and the children. We work flexibly to meet your needs.
Whether that means an added value solution for PPA cover or expert computing classes to cover planned absences, we can work to provide the appropriate level of curriculum support for you.Read More
As part of the ComputerXplorers Programming for Primaries Event and in support of British Science Week ComputerXplorers offer FREE programming classes to local schools in participating areas PLUS a free downloadable micro:bit activity to do at home or in school.
This year’s Programming for Primaries free schools workshops feature the micro:bit. In our exciting and fun micro:bit classes students will combine their creative and technical skills as they make music by programming their own jukebox using fruit as the controls!Read More
In addition to our popular face to face computing clubs and workshops we offer live online virtual computing and tech clubs for kids.
Our online sessions are delivered live in small groups by our fab team of expert tech leaders – we do not use pre-recorded activity – so your child has all the input they need.
All you need at home is an internet connection and a laptop/desktop.Read More
ComputerXplorers Computing Workshops can be run as full day or half day workshops.
They can be focused exclusively on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) topics or can be tailored to work around specific curriculum themes being studied at school eg a period in history, the local environment etc or to support external initiatives eg Science Week, Safer Internet Day or particular groups of children eg Gifted and Talented.Read More
Children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) benefit from a wide range of technology and computing classes and workshops. ComputerXplorers provides expert computing activities for young people with special needs in mainstream schools, dedicated SEN and SEND schools and standalone groups.Read More
ComputerXplorers provides expert teachers to deliver the Computing Curriculum in your school. We offer flexible Computing Curriculum support to fit in with your requirements.
Whether you are looking for classes for specific year groups or the whole school, for particular modules or the complete Computing curriculum, for the whole year, or a term or individual weeks, we have the flexibility to work to suit you.Read More
Our expert computing classes provide sustainable, value added PPA cover or cover for planned absences.
ComputerXplorers specialist computing teachers can support your school's delivery of a core area of the curriculum while providing essential PPA cover for your team.
All aspects of the Computing Curriculum can be covered including programming, creative digital literacy and e-safety.
Try something new this holiday - computing camps for kids
ComputerXplorers holiday tech camps are the perfect solution for those looking for fun in a sociable setting while stretching their creativity, their brain cells and learning new skills.
We offer our own holiday programmes and also work with other local camp providers. Ask us for more details.