What we do

So much more than a computer club

ComputerXplorers offers a huge range of computing classes for children using an extensive variety of software programs and computer peripherals combined with our own unique curriculum and lesson plans.

Working in a variety of settings across the Midlands and Cotswolds - from pre-schools to schools and after school clubs, as well as hospitals, family learning community venues, science festivals, museums and anywhere children gather - ComputerXplorers delivers programmes that are both educationally rewarding and enormous fun for children - so much more than a 'computer club'.

Our programmes are always engaging, educational and, most importantly, lots of fun!

COVID-19 Support for Schools and Children

The potential impact of the Coronavirus epidemic 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 who continue to look after Key Workers' children or by delivering classes online we are committed to keeping the tech excitement alive!

Find out more about our virutal online computer clubs here.

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Online computing clubs

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.

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'Programming for Primaries' FREE micro:bit classes

As part of the ComputerXplorers Programming for Primaries Event and in support of British Science Week 2020 ComputerXplorers is offering 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!

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Community Computing Events

Looking for a fun and unusual way to encourage children and families to engage with your community events? Including hands-on, interactive activities using computing or technology to highlight your own theme is a real hit with children and adults of all ages.

The interest levels soar when you can use coding, robotics, 3D printing, Minecraft, film-making or engineering to tell your story.

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Workshops and Theme Days

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.

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Computing PPA Cover

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.

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