Computing school trips

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Computing is a fundamental part of our everyday lives. All businesses rely on computers and therefore, competent computer skills are essential in a working environment.

To enhance your classroom teaching, there are many computing school trips you can choose that demonstrate how computers have become a vital part of the commercial world. Discover how information technology is used in areas such as problem solving, communication systems and data analysis.

The trips below have a strong computing focus, or have dedicated workshops, shows, or hands on exhibits that will really help your students understand computing in context.

Popular Computing Trip December 2018

Paultons Park
Paultons Park
Paultons Park
Paultons Park

Children learn best when they are engaged, inspired and enjoying themselves. The unique mix of rides, birds and animals will ensure that a visit to Paultons Park is remembered for a long time. Our qualified Education Team can work closely with schools to create bespoke programmes to meet learning...

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Paultons Park

Paultons Park

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
London & South East
Kick your trip off with a bit of Computer work and let your students take control by programming rides using laptops and mini skyswingers...
Paultons Park

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

London & South East
The ‘Terrific Towers’ education pack offers cross-curricular activity fully aligned with the National Curriculum subjects for Key Stage 2 Maths, Computing, English, Geography and Art. Pupils research great towers around the world, measure themselves ...
Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park

London & South East
Create an educational school trip like no other for your students or select our purely recreational offering. Inspiring and engaging students from KS2 - KS5. ...
Thorpe Park

Computing education allows students to acquire the computing skills that are necessary to succeed in our modern society. The key part of the computing curriculum is computer science, which entails learning about the core principles of computation and information, and learning how digital systems operate and how to use this knowledge through programming.

Over time, students will obtain the necessary skills that are required to create systems, programmes and a range of content. The knowledge that is gained through a computing course will enhance a student's future prospects after they leave education and enter the working world. In addition, computing can also enhance other core academic subjects such as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM subjects), as they are all interlinked with computer skills. Therefore, this means that students who study a STEM subject would also find a computing school trip beneficial to their own study. Consequently, you could join up with another teacher from another subject and take a combined group. For example, The National Museum of Computing is designed around the Computing curriculum at GCSE, A Level, and Level 2 or 3 equivalents. However, students can also benefit from the school trip if they are studying Mathematics, Design and Technology, Information and Communication Technology, and History.



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