How to Deliver the Primary Computing Curriculum

  • How even non-specialists can confidently teach:
    • algorithms
    • programming
    • the internet
    • decomposition
    • generalisation
    • code evaluation
  • Know Ofsted’s focus when inspecting the curriculum
  • Leave armed with:
    • Robust schemes of work
    • Flexible lesson ideas
    • Assessment models to track progress without levels

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Discover how the changes can enhance your curriculum

Unpick the Programme of Study for KS1 and KS2

Find out what has been learned from the first year of teaching

Clarify Ofsted’s latest Outstanding criteria

Achieve a balance between the key areas:

  • digital literacy

  • IT

  • computer science

 

A step-by-step guide for smooth implementation

Identify the key issues arising from the 2014/15 curriculum changes

Audit and adapt existing schemes of work

Choose what is best to teach under new freedoms

Exploit links with the mathematics curriculum

Explore computational thinking

Eliminate anxiety over programming

Ensure a smooth transition between the key stages to enable progression

Set up assessment processes to support the curriculum

 

A toolkit for teaching new computing content

  • A ‘how to’ guide to teaching coding and programming using:
    • Scratch Junior
    • Scratch
    • Beebots
  • Activities to teach computational thinking, with or without a computer
  • Ideas to engage girls and boys
  • Techniques to embed new technologies
  • Teacher skill audit