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Introduce programming to Year 1 pupils with this pupil activity pack. Includes 9 activities with video tutorials and challenges guiding pupils through free, online tasks (compatible with all devices) to learn skills at their own pace. The pupil pack can be shared using an activity pack code, which can be access at school or home.

Plus 3 unplugged (printable) activities, lesson outlines and video tutorials for teachers demonstrating how a free website can be used to assess each skill covered in this pack.

Progression of skills in this pack

1. Understand sequence and algorithms.
2. Sequence instructions (commands) to achieve an objective.
3. Use distances in commands.
4. Predict, write, execute and debug a simple program.

Key Stage 1 Curriculum

Understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions.
Create and debug simple programs.
Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs.

🕓 5-7 Hours

📥 Updates to this pack:

20.09.20 – Added programming with distances extension activity, including video tutorial​.
12.08.20 – Added new programming activity and tutorial
03.05.20 – Added new sequencing activity.