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Implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in your school

CP255 Face to face course

This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in their own school.

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Primary certificate
Face to face course 1 day

  • 5 December 10:00—5 December 2023
  • Wellington 7 December 09:15—7 December 2023
  • London 11 January 09:30—11 January 2024
  • Wallasey 18 January 09:00—18 January 2024
  • Bradford 24 January 09:30—24 January 2024
  • Coventry 25 January 09:00—25 January 2024
  • Dudley 30 January 09:00—30 January 2024
  • Stafford 1 February 09:00—1 February 2024
  • Ashton-under-Lyne 8 February 10:00—8 February 2024
  • Coalville 15 February 09:00—15 February 2024
  • Thornton-Cleveleys 21 February 09:15—21 February 2024
  • 4 March 09:30—4 March 2024
  • Leeds 5 March 09:30—5 March 2024
  • Wellington 11 March 09:15—11 March 2024
  • London 13 March 09:30—13 March 2024
  • Stoke-on-Trent 19 March 09:00—19 March 2024
  • Exeter 27 March 09:30—27 March 2024
  • Derby 9 May 09:00—9 May 2024
  • Lincoln 20 May 09:30—20 May 2024
  • Birmingham 6 June 09:00—6 June 2024
  • Newark 6 June 09:00—6 June 2024
  • Wolverhampton 12 June 09:00—12 June 2024
  • Leeds 12 June 09:30—12 June 2024
  • Stotfold 21 June 09:00—21 June 2024
  • Wellington 25 June 10:15—25 June 2024
  • 27 June 09:30—27 June 2024

Implementing the Teach Computing Curriculum in your school
This course aims to support teachers and subject leads in providing the best computing experience for their pupils using the Teach Computing Curriculum. It will guide leaders through the Teach Computing Curriculum’s design and structure, exploring how it can be implemented within an individual school’s setting. There will be a focus on the content children will need to learn, skills they will need to access this and how these are progressed within the curriculum. It will consider the starting point of schools and how best they can include the Teach Computing Curriculum resources to teach computing effectively, troubleshooting any issues that they may have. It will also support subject leads in getting to grips with content, software, and approaches to enable them to effectively deliver the curriculum within their own school.

Topics covered

1. Design and structure of the Teach Computing Curriculum- explore the design and structure of Teach Computing Curriculum and the research behind this. Unpick how this fulfils the National Curriculum objectives for computing.
2. Making it work in your school: software and hardware requirements- Identify the software and hardware requirements of the Teach Computing Curriculum and how this may differ in your school. Explore alternative software to deliver the content
based on the technology within your school.
3. Making it work in your school: Teaching and learning- Identify potential barriers and how you can overcome them. Explore strategies for ensuring the curriculum meet the needs of pupils in your school, including how to provide support and challenge.
4. Planning to implement the Teach Computing Curriculum in your school- Develop an action plan for your school, considering where you are now, your identified issues to using the curriculum and strategies for overcoming them


You will:
• Understand the aims and design of the Teach Computing Curriculum
• Identify issues with implementing the TCC in your school and strategies for overcoming them
• Explain strategies for support and challenge within computing
• Know how to implement the Teach Computing Curriculum within your own setting, ensuring that it meets the needs of pupils in your school

This course is part of Teach primary computing

Teach primary computing

Our nationally recognised qualification will support you to demonstrate your commitment to developing your own practice and to computing as a school subject.

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