KS3 Computing Certainty

  • A new approach for a KS3 programme that builds strong foundations for the new GCSE
  • A health check for Y7-9, focusing on:
    • schemes of work
    • assessment models
    • shared expertise
    • planning KS3 for KS4
  • A toolkit to survive the workload involved in successful KS3 provision

Information on speakers coming soon.

Essential Updates

KS4 update: the implications for KS3

KS3 and the new GCSE: joined-up thinking

Primary curriculum: how it affects Y7 students’ incoming knowledge and skills

Ofsted: assessing and overcoming any concerns


Structure, plan and deliver a strong KS3

Ensure your KS3 PoS:

  • fulfils current criteria
  • engages
  • entertains
  • is all-inclusive

Plan for sustained progress

Promote independent learning

Secure maximum learner engagement

Ensure assessment is meaningful and helps, not hinders, KS4


A KS3 toolkit for all year use

  • Curriculum criteria

  • Assessment tasks

  • KS4 updates

  • Useful resources

  • Extension activities

  • Enrichment and event ideas