As part of our partnership work across the Primitas Academy Trust, Gemma Harris (Head of ICT) and Iago Navio (9J1) and Simao Reves (9D2) visited Henry Chadwick Primary School.

The purpose of the visit was to introduce Y5 and Y6 students to some new programming skills and introduce new concepts, building on what they have previously learned in their own lessons.

During the visit, Year 5 and 6 students were engaged in learning about coding, algorithms, and exploring BBC Micro:Bits. Simao and Iago assisted the primary school students with their Micro:Bit programming – patiently answering questions and guiding the younger students through the process.

The students of Henry Chadwick thoroughly enjoyed the hands-on experience of coding and programming their own Micro:Bits. The practical application helped with their creative thinking as well as their problem-solving abilities.

As a testament to their hard work, all the students who participated were awarded certificates for successfully completing the programming challenge.

Alongside this, the Year 6 students took advantage of our visit to ask Simao and Iago about life at The Friary School, showing a lot of interest in what lies ahead for them.

Gemma Harris, Head of ICT, said: “The students of Henry Chadwick and The Friary School had a great morning and it was a rewarding experience for everyone involved. We look forward to future collaborations with Henry Chadwick Primary School.”