Today the Digital Schoolhouse launched a competition asking students aged 7+ to help develop the backstories for a new set of Super Heroes. Superheroes Unite is a fun creative writing exercise that taps into children’s imaginations. These six friends are new additions to the Digital Schoolhouse team and they will be helping us to solve digital problems for future activities. First though, we need to…

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   This year’s FIRST® LEGO® League competition in North Tyneside culminated in two glorious days of competition at Sage UK on the 30th and 31st January. FIRST® LEGO® League is a global science and technology challenge for teams of students, to encourage an interest in real world issues and develop key skills that are crucial for their future careers. The…

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We’re always excited to hear news from the Cyber Security Challenge team and we wanted to share their latest announcement with you too.  Read on to see how you can get involved. CyberCenturion Connect – your latest news, updates and competition information New government schools programme, Cyber Discovery, launches today – sign up now! As…

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The 11th annual UK Schools Computer Animation Competition Animation18 launches today! Calling all school and college students aged 7-19! Make a 1-minute animated film on your computer, enter our competition, now in it’s 11th year! – and you could win great prizes! Animations on the theme of keeping safe online can win prizes in a special eSafety…

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Last week we hosted the North Tyneside Expo for First Lego League (FLL) Jr. FLL Jr is an exciting Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) programme for 6-9 year olds. This season’s challenge was linked to animals and, as always, tied to the theme of First Lego League (it’s big brother competition for older students…

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