Adventures in Computing with Ada Lovelace

Subject: History/Computing
Age Group: 5-8 Year Olds (KS1 & Year 3)
Available in London 
 
The amazing Ada Lovelace inspires your children with her love of maths and coding, leading them on a lively journey through the history of computing alongside exciting algorithm activities.
 
Learn about her fascinating family life and challenges Ada Lovelace faced. The session includes the history of how the computing devices we use today have changed through time. 

This inspirational woman was ahead of her time and whilst her brilliant mind was recognised by Victorian society, the importance of her research only emerged decades after her death. Through drama and characterization, Ada will encourage and empower your children to get involved in coding and STEM subjects.

 

Curriculum Link

  • The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements 
 

Important Events Link

This workshop is perfect to support year-round learning as well as the following important events in your year planner:
 
  • Ada Lovelace Day (Tuesday 8 October 2019)
  • Science Week (6-15 March 2020)
  • International Women's Day (Sunday 8 March 2020)

 

 
 

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Important Information

Type: Drama workshop
Length of session: 60 minutes
Price£123 + VAT 
Number of children: up to 30 - extra children are negotiable
 
All Freshwater drama facilitators are DBS checked
 
 

Benefits

• Curriculum specific
• Experienced facilitator
• Interactive learning
• Opportunity to observe children's progress
• Easy booking process
• Follow-up packs available
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