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Getting started in year 2 - short course

CP466 Live remote training course

Explore how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

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Key stage 1 Teach primary computing certificate
Live remote training course 3 hours

  • Live remote training 19 June 15:45—3 July 2024
  • Live remote training 21 June 13:00—21 June 2024
  • Live remote training 25 June 15:45—9 July 2024
  • Live remote training 28 June 13:00—28 June 2024
  • Live remote training 1 July 15:00—1 July 2024
  • Live remote training 9 July 16:45—9 July 2024
  • Live remote training 15 July 17:00—15 July 2024
  • Live remote training 3 September 13:00—3 September 2024
  • Live remote training 11 September 15:45—25 September 2024
  • Live remote training 12 September 15:00—12 September 2024
  • Live remote training 18 September 15:45—6 November 2024
  • Live remote training 10 October 14:00—10 October 2024
  • Live remote training 15 October 16:00—29 October 2024
  • Live remote training 2 December 14:00—2 December 2024
  • Live remote training 3 December 16:00—17 December 2024

This course provides a comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 2 using the Teach Computing Curriculum. You will be guided through the topics and skills taught at Year 2 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 2 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

  • Information technology around us
  • Digital photography
  • Robot Algorithms
  • Pictograms
  • Making Music
  • Programming Quizzes

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

Outcomes

  • Recognise the content and structure of the Teach Computing Curriculum in Year 2
  • Understand how this fits into the curriculum across the whole primary age range
  • 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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