Liverpool Girl Geeks

In Computing we have been encouraging girls to get involved with programming outside of the classroom. Liverpool Girl Geeks is a group which supports girls in programming and other computing media skills.

By 2040, it is estimated that only 1% of the tech sector will be female if there are no interventions? Also that if we were to close the gender gap it would be worth an estimated 600 billion to the UK? Girl Geeks Liverpool are on a mission to change this by creating positive interventions such as events, courses and workshops to inspire women and girls of all ages.

The Girl Geek Bootcamp is an inspirational 6 week course for teens (aged 11-14). Here they will explore tech through a number of workshops including coding and games design. Chloe Foster a year 10 computer science student applied and was accepted for the boot camp. Below is her experiences over the 6 weeks.

In Girl Geeks we were trying to code music with Sonic Pi by using simple coding language. For the first week we simply got used to the application before moving on to more complex coding language.

One week we got to speak to Sam Aaron who created Sonic Pi and he gave us some tips to help us with our music. We were also able to listen to some of his live coding to get an idea of what he does.

A few weeks later we then went to John Moores University where we were able to become camera men, code games, and solder a speaker together. As I want to do game development as a career this trip allowed me to understand what I can do to get into the game development industry.

If you are interested in attending a boot camp or want to find out more information click on the link below.


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"Our two daughters have had the best start in life thanks to the caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff of Archbishop Blanch School. Choosing the right secondary school for one's children is such a difficult task, but we could feel the special ethos of ABS on our first visit. You inspire your pupils to achieve the academic heights of which they are capable in a happy, safe and vibrant environment."
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Academic Excellence

We have a tradition of high academic standards encouraging students of all abilities to achieve and be successful. Our curriculum gives students many opportunities to progress and develop into whatever field they choose offering a vast range of subjects at each stage across the school and giving an excellent choice of extra curricular enrichment.

Our talented teachers deliver lessons which are fun and exciting supported by state of the art technology and resources.

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The Christian Ethos of Archbishop Blanch School is a unique feature of our school. We offer a safe and caring environment in which every student can reach their full potential.

The faith life of our school is a strong feature of Archbishop Blanch. Our new school building compliments our Christian ethos and enables us to come together in groups small and large. We also have a dedicated prayer room for special services and spiritual moments.

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Sixth Form for the future

Archbishop Blanch has a successful sixth form which offers an excellent choice of subjects to both boys and girls:

Our experienced sixth form team offer both academic rigour, complemented by our supportive pastoral care which together produces outstanding results. 

Our new and exciting sixth form offers its own unique, facilities including: Study Centre, Dedicated Careers Advisor, Study Support Team and Social Area

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