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Getting started in Year 6 - short course

CP467 Live remote training course

Explore how to teach computing in Year 6 using the Teach Computing Curriculum

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Key stage 2
Live remote training course 90 minutes

  • Live remote training 5 December 14:00—5 December 2022
  • Live remote training 7 December 15:30—7 December 2022
  • Live remote training 11 January 15:30—11 January 2023
  • Live remote training 13 January 15:30—13 January 2023
  • Live remote training 18 January 14:00—18 January 2023
  • Live remote training 31 January 15:45—31 January 2023
  • Live remote training 2 February 09:30—2 February 2023
  • Live remote training 2 February 15:30—2 February 2023
  • Live remote training 9 February 15:30—9 February 2023
  • Live remote training 6 March 16:00—6 March 2023
  • Live remote training 17 July 15:30—17 July 2023

This course provides a comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 6 using the Teach Computing Curriculum. You will be guided through the topics and skills taught at Year 6 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 6 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

  • World Wide Web as a communication tool
  • 3D Modelling
  • Web page creation
  • Spreadsheets
  • Programming: variables in games
  • Programming: sensing

Outcomes

  • Recognise the content and structure of the Teach Computing Curriculum in Year 6
  • 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

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