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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 Teach primary computing certificate
Live remote training course 3 hours

  • Live remote training 8 March 15:45—8 March 2024
  • Live remote training 11 March 15:30—11 March 2024
  • Live remote training 18 March 15:45—18 March 2024
  • Live remote training 22 March 09:00—22 March 2024
  • Live remote training 27 March 15:30—27 March 2024
  • Live remote training 18 April 16:00—18 April 2024
  • Live remote training 7 May 15:45—14 May 2024
  • Live remote training 13 May 15:45—20 May 2024
  • Live remote training 23 May 16:00—23 May 2024
  • Live remote training 3 June 16:00—3 June 2024
  • Live remote training 20 June 16:00—27 June 2024
  • Live remote training 4 July 16:00—4 July 2024

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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