PUPILS at St Swithun Wells’ Catholic Primary School in Long Drive, Ruislip, are celebrating after receiving a national computing award.

The school has been recognised as a UK Coding Champion by Discovery Education, which provides digital and coding resources to primary schools.

Pupils at St Swithun Wells designed and shared more than 2,900 apps last year, earning a place in the top three schools for Discovery Education Coding across the UK.

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The talented young learners used their ICT skills to create imaginative computer games, using different programming languages and featuring characters including dinosaurs, princesses and even The Queen!

Computing co-ordinator Tiffany Bolton said: “Coding is an important skill for the future and we’re delighted our pupils enjoy computer programming so much.”