About the Workshop
Short introduction to codes and their history though to modern computing.
Discussion around why we use codes and examples (Ann Lister, Alan turning)
Series of codebreaking challenges in pairs that build on from each other (Pixel coding, cyphers, morse code, tangrams etc).
Discussion around careers linked to maths and coding Can be run as a careers fair stand.
Standard classroom with plenty of floor space.
Projector and screen.
Skills Builder Framework Links:
Begin to reason deductively in geometry, number and algebra, including using geometrical constructions.
Select appropriate concepts, methods and techniques to apply to unfamiliar and non-routine problems.
Understand how instructions are stored and executed within a computer system; understand how data of various types (including text, sounds and pictures) can be represented and manipulated digitally, in the form of binary digits.