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Getting started in Year 4 - short course

CP465 Live remote training course

Explore how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

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Key stage 2 Primary certificate
Live remote training course 3 hours

  • Live remote training 28 September 15:45—12 October 2023
  • Live remote training 29 September 09:00—29 September 2023
  • Live remote training 9 October 15:45—9 October 2023
  • Live remote training 11 October 15:15—11 October 2023
  • Live remote training 6 November 15:45—20 November 2023
  • Live remote training 23 November 09:30—23 November 2023
  • Live remote training 4 December 15:30—4 December 2023
  • Live remote training 12 December 15:30—12 December 2023
  • Live remote training 29 February 14:00—29 February 2024
  • Live remote training 4 March 14:00—13 March 2025

This course provides a comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum. You will be guided through the topics and skills taught at Year 4 and understand how they fit into the wider Teach Computing Curriculum.

You will also have a go at many of the activities that you will teach your class and discuss the practicalities of running them in your setting.

Designed for any teacher who would like the confidence to teach Year 4 computing effectively in their own classroom. You’ll take-away a full computing curriculum package ready-to-teach and will learn how to further develop your capability in this exciting and vital subject.

Topics covered

  • The Internet
  • Audio editing
  • Programming: repetition in shapes
  • Data logging
  • Photo editing
  • Programming in Scratch: repetition in games

How long is this course?

This course is approximately three hours in duration, split across 2 sessions with a short gap task.

How will you learn?

Remotely delivered sessions online and a short gap task.


  • Recognise the content and structure of the Teach Computing Curriculum in Year 4
  • Gain confidence through hands-on experience of the Teach Computing Curriculum lesson materials.
  • Identify how the curriculum may be adapted to the context of your own 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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