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Archive for September, 2013

Holiday at Butlins Minehead 2013

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

We stayed at Butlins Minehead during the school summer holidays 2013. We booked Gold accommodation. The buildings used for the gold accommodation is getting quite old now, but is frequently refurbished and was very good condition inside. Some of the gold accommodation has been further upgraded adding a balcony etc., but the gold accommodation is […]

Coventry Raspberry Jam at PyCon UK 2013

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

I’ve been hoping to attend a Raspberry Jam for a while, but this is the first I’ve been able to attend. The Coventry Raspberry Jam was held as part of PyCon UK. The Jam was held in a separate part of the Technology Centre campus, but the link up with the Python conference meant that […]

Code Club on the Raspberry Pi – Teaching programming to 8 and 9 year olds.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Yesterday I started a Code Club at a local primary school. Code club is an after school club run by volunteers to teach programming skills to primary school children. It is aimed at 9 to 11 year old children, but as my local primary school only goes up to year four I am running it […]

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