Raspberry PI

raspberry-piWe also have some Raspberry PIs available for projects.


The Raspberry PI must have its own Operating System we use a version called Raspbian Wheezy; a lightweight basic version of Linux Debian.

2017 Beginners Project

Our last project with the beginners group before they embark on their own projects this September/October, involves the Raspberry Pi computers.

The project aims to give an insight into several different programming and scripting languages to result in controlling LEDs using a web interface.

The schedule:

8th February 2017 – An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi

8th February 2017 – Raspbian and UNIX

15th February 2017 – Electronics and the GPIO

15th February 2017 – WiringPi Software Library

22nd February – Half Term (No Meeting)

1st March 2017 – Apache and the Web Server

8th March 2017 – PHP – Hypertext Pre-processing

15nd March 2017 – Creating an Interface

22th March 2017 – Creating an Interface

1st April 2017 – Valiants

The content and worksheets for this project can be found at



For more information and software for the Raspberry PI please contact