Computing at Christ Church Academy covers a wide range of skills fully preparing your child for all Key Stage 4 options.
Pupils are taught adapatable skills using a variety of software on tablet and traditional computers.
Christ Church Academy has two computer rooms for lessons and a library with computers available for pupils to use.
Programming skills are taught using Kodu, Scratch, HTML, Microsoft Block Editor, App Inventor 2 and Python 3.
Code Club with Tim Chapman is on Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30.
All Key Stage 2 pupils are welcome but places are limited and permission slips need to be signed by parents.
Pupils learn how to code their own games using Scratch and Python. Each week there is a different game to make with different skills to master.
First Lego League team practice is also on Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30.
World Book Day 2019
World Book Day 2019 Thank you to everyone who took part or supported our World Book Day 2019! We had a wonderful day and the array of costumes was fantastic! From wizards to warriors, billionaires to berries, the effort that had gone into the fancy dress was amazing. Thank you as well to everyone...
MOMO Challenge We have recently been contacted by rightly concerned parents about the MOMO challenge that is being widely reported on social media. This guide below should give you the information needed to understand the issue and to deal with it. The challenge started as an urban myth and ha...
Library Coffee Morning 16/10/18
Family members were today invited to join pupils to read together and enjoy refreshments in the school library. The day was a massive success. Thank you to all who took part. ...
Douglas MacMillan Coffee Morning
Douglas MacMillan Coffee Morning 2018 A fantastic achievement: the whole CCA community came together to raise a staggering £1117 for Macmillan. Particular thanks go to our Year 7 pupils who did an outstanding job manning the stalls and organising the sales. We are very grateful to all those who...
Parents Guide for Dealing with Self-harming Children
In light of the shocking recent statistics regarding self-harming in children, here is a guide for parents. Click here to open the website. ...
ASKIP Warning for Parents
Please can all parents be aware of a new messaging app that is currently popular. This app allows users to send and receive anonymous messages. This is leading to extreme abuse in some circumstances. Please be vigilant and explain to children that nothing good can come from anonymous messaging. ...
Parents Guide to Roblox
Many of our pupils use the app Roblox. This is a game with a chat element which may have hidden dangers. ...
Parents Guide to Fortnite
Christ Church Academy Pupils Meet Professor Brian Cox
Year 6 pupils today were asked to attend Stafford College Lego Innovation Studio for two programming sessions during a visit to the college by Professor Brian Cox. All pupils excelled themselves building robots with a forklift arm and completing a variety of space themed challenges. Professor...