19 July 2022

Two Ada Lovelace students gain work placements at IBM

Two of our Year 10 students were fortunate enough to be invited to complete a week's work experience at tech giant IBM last week, thanks to our close working relationship with IBM and P-Tech. Here is their account of the week.

A week of work experience at an international tech giant. How was…

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4 May 2022

Year 10 Computer Science students learn about Cyber Security from KPMG

On Wednesday 4th May, KPMG conducted a cyber security workshop at Ada Lovelace school for computer science year 10 students. The cyber session included an introduction to cyber, various work streams in cyber security, laws and responsibilities (such as GDPR and Computer misuse act 1990) and a…

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29 March 2022

Year 10 Computer Science students get 'work-ready' with IBM

This term, the year 10s have been working on their Work Readiness IBM badge which supports their learning on CV writing and what should and should not be included on a CV. These skills are essential when preparing for the world of work, and the experience and support from the IBMers when…

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3 March 2022

Year 10 Computer Science students visit Bletchley Park

The Year 10 Computer Science students visited Bletchley Park on 3rd March to explore the site's historical significance of code breaking during the Second World War.

Upon arrival, the students were immediately plunged into a hands-on workshop where they were able to work in groups to decipher a…

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1 February 2022

IBM Professional Skills workshop

This term, the year 10s have been working on their Professional Skills IBM badge which supports their learning on presenting with purpose, interpersonal skills, collaborating effectively and creative thinking skills. All of these skills are vital when entering the world of work and so exploring…

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31 January 2022

P-TECH programme featured in CCS Insight article

CCS Insight's latest article Democratizing Tech Education for the Digital Economy discusses how we can future-proof the next-generation workforce and features the IBM P-TECH programme and Ada Lovelace CofE High School.

It mentions how "P-TECH is billed as a pathway to technology, providing…

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13 December 2021

Year 10 cohort set up with IBM SkillsBuild accounts

Year 10 cohort set up with IBM SkillsBuild accounts

This term, the year 10 cohort have been set up with the IBM SkillsBuild accounts to enable them to complete a range of badges. They have been allocated a 'Work place ready' module as well as a 'Computer Science' module. The professional skills…

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12 October 2021

Ada Lovelace partners with IBM for for P-TECH

Ada Lovelace CofE High School prides itself on offering students a curriculum with a specialism in Digital Technology.

As such, the school is thrilled to announce its brand new collaboration with IBM. We will be working with IBM to offer students the innovative Pathways in Technology programme,…

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31 August 2020

Dame Alice Hudson's Blog

This blog captures our historical records of what happened during the school building project. We moved into the new building in September 2020 and Ada Lovelace CofE High School was officially opened by the Bishop of London. You can read more about the official opening here.

31st August…

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29 June 2020

Building Progress

29th June 2020

The building project remains on track for handover and occupation by the school in September. Following a recent visit by several members of staff a short video was produced which gives a taste of what the building will look like when completed and showing the latest progress…

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22 May 2020

Building Progress

22nd May 2020

Progress on site remains rapid and priority is being given to the completion of the main teaching floors in order to be able to accommodate all 450 Ada Lovelace students in September.

It is really encouraging to see decorating completed in classrooms as well as carpeting,…

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20 April 2020

Lockdown Building update

20th April 2020

We are glad to be able to report that Kier Construction have been able to remain at work during the lockdown, in line with government guidance to the construction industry on appropriate Health & Safety measures.

The teams are making very good progress and some classrooms…

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