Jam Coding become finalists in the QFA’s Virtual Franchising Awards

Jam Coding is delighted to be a finalist in the QFA’s Virtual Franchising Awards. Sponsored by Barclays, the awards celebrate innovation, achievement and excellence within the franchising sector. Founded in 2014 by teacher and digital professional Roger Grogan, Jam Coding delivers computing and coding programmes that help children and young people engage in the computing […]

Why every child should get a Rubik’s cube this Christmas

Why every child should get a Rubik’s cube this Christmas. The Rubik’s cube is always our first suggestion when parents ask what toys or games will help their children digitally. Invented in the mid-70’s by Hungarian architect Erno Rubik, the colourful cube is one of the most popular toys of all time. Over the last […]

Celebrating Digital Skills Week (14th – 18th September)

Celebrating Digital Skills Week (14th – 18th September) – Win a FREE workshop for your child & school. In celebration of our return to teaching, and as part of Digital Skills Week (14th-18th September), we will be providing both parents and schools with the opportunity to win a free workshop. Entries made by schools will […]

We’re back…

We’re Glad to be Back… We’re Back! Jam Coding are pleased to be back in schools, doing what we love, teaching the next generation of digital citizens some important life-skills. 2020 has certainly shown us that technology is hugely important for education and connecting people and will only grow in significance for future generations. We […]

Bridging the Digital Divide with Devices Dot Now. Supporting home learning for parents and children.

Bridging the Digital Divide with Devices Dot Now. Supporting home learning for parents and children. When Lockdown began and schools were closed, the dependency on technology for education increased beyond all comprehension, and where there is dependency on technology, there exists inequality. The gap between those who have access to the latest technology and those […]

50 mile-ultra trail run for local charity

By Roger Grogan. Director of Jam Coding. What do you do when you have a business that works in Primary Schools and Primary Schools are essentially shut? It wasn’t a question that I was expecting to ask myself in 2020 but it was a situation that happened, and has affected us all. Obviously, during Lockdown, […]

Jam Coding’s Guide to Instagram

Although you have to be thirteen to have an Instagram account, we are that this is not the case and that many primary aged children are in fact on Instagram. Instagram has a reputation for having a strong influencer culture who flood Instagram with filtered selfies and food-pics. Unfortunately, this “doctored” representation of reality is […]

G-Suite for Education. Apply for funded support.

G-Suite for Education. Apply for funded support. Through our connection with Bett, we recently learned about a brilliant opportunity available to schools who do not currently have a digital education platform. Schools can now apply for Education-funded support to get set up on one of two free-to-use digital education platforms: G Suite for Education and […]

Jam Coding’s Guide to TikTok

It’s the latest social media trend to have youngsters fixated but in spite of a rapid rise in popularity there are still many, mostly parents and older people, who aren’t quite sure what TikTok is. Download our ‘Guide to TikTok’ to learn about TikTok and help your child understand how to use the platform responsibly. […]

Jam Academy. Laptop, tuition and virtual code coach all in one.

Jam Academy. Laptop, tuition and virtual code coach all in one. We hope all our coders, parents and teachers are safe and well. As a business, we have been hit hard by the necessity for schools to close. To put it simply we have lost access to 100% of our customers. We truly believe that […]

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