Norfolk computing Hub
Achieving a world-leading computing education for every child in England through direct school support, high quality subsidised CPD, the Teach Computing Scheme of Work for KS1-4 and Isaac Computer Science for GCSE and KS5 across Norfolk.
What is a Computing Hub?
Helping you Teach Computing
Computing Hubs provide local, responsive and appropriately tailored support available to all computing teachers in state primary and secondary schools and colleges in their area, collectively providing national coverage. The Computing Hubs combine local expertise in teaching and learning in computer science, facilitating CPD, and providing direct school support.
CPD & Certificates
Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy (SPK) Certificates
The NCCE’s nationally recognised certificates will equip you with the subject knowledge and confidence to successfully teach computing. Discover the range of professional development courses, designed to help you teach computing from Key Stages 1 to 4.
Designed for primary teachers from all backgrounds who want to improve their knowledge and teaching practice. NCCE’s nationally recognised qualification will support you to demonstrate your commitment to developing your own practice and to computing as a school subject.
NCCE’s professional development programme, Computer Science Accelerator or Subject Knowledge Certificate, is designed to help you develop or refresh your subject knowledge. The programme is suitable for current or aspiring teachers of GCSE computer science, and offers support to teachers from all backgrounds.
This professional development programme is designed to enhance how you teach secondary computing, and to give you confidence to apply those skills in the classroom. Suitable for teachers who have complete the CS Accelerator and have the required subject knowledge to advance their secondary computing teaching.
We have a huge range of professional development courses designed to help you teach Computing. For the full range of courses, click below.
You can select from face-to-face, live remote and self-paced online and topics range from subject knowledge to assessment and SEND. If you have specific needs, please get in touch as we can create bespoke CPD.
Who We Are
What Our Participants Say
Participant on KS2 Scratch Course
"Many thanks for such a fantastic session. We are ever so grateful for your support. I really liked your record books for the children with the objectives and success criteria and would very much like to implement something similar here."
"This was probably the most directly useful training I have had in the last decade, and certainly the best subject training I've ever had. Outstanding."
Participant on CSA Summer Course
"The course has been brilliant! Thank you so much! I will be looking out for other courses you deliver."
Joe McClean MBA
"It [is] amazing hearing how many schools you are engaging with in the area. Keep up the great work."
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Frequently Asked Questions
The NCCE provides you with everything you need to teach computing from Key Stages 1–4. Please go to teachcomputing.org/curriculum for more information.
From 1 April 2023, all NCCE teacher CPD, including online, face-to-face, residential and remote courses, is free for state-funded primary schools, secondary schools and colleges. Courses which are part of the Computer Science Accelerator programme are free to trainee teachers, supply teachers and returning computer science teachers.
A fee of £75 for short courses or a fee of £220 per full-day course is payable for independent schools for any of our face-to-face or remote courses. Course fees are payable upfront, and the cancellation and no-show policy applies.
Yes, for primary school teachers we provide subsidies for supply cover of £205 for teachers to attend computing CPD, helping teachers on a primary CPD certification pathway to develop their knowledge and skills without impacting pupils’ lessons.
For secondary and college-level teachers we offer subsidies to provide two days of supply cover (£205 per day) for teachers to attend the Computer Science Accelerator (CSA) CPD, helping to develop teachers’ subject knowledge and skills without impacting pupils’ lessons. This support is available to state-funded secondary schools and colleges in England.
We offer subsidies and fully-funded subject matter expert consultancy to state-funded secondary schools and colleges in England who commit to offering the Computer Science GCSE in the next academic year, that did not deliver it previously.