Primary Computing. Made Easy.

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Description

Introduce younger pupils to programming in Scratch using the fantastic free Scratch Jr. The pack includes:
– Lesson outlines, video tutorials, knowledge organiser, pupil certificates of completion and downloadable assessment grid.
– Unplugged assessment activities for schools with limited devices.
– 4 pupil activity packs (animated story, plants for science link, quiz for maths links and space game). Each pupil pack includes video tutorials and challenges that allow pupils to work at school or home at their own pace using our pupil code tool. Pupils will learn to design sprites and program movements, speech, inputs and selection. (Sample tutorials below)

(Requires free Scratch Jr for iPad, Windows or Chromebook)

Progression of skills in this pack

1. Program movements.
2. Program outputs for audio or text.
3. Find errors in a program (debug).
4. Program inputs (touch or clicking)
5. Program selection/conditions (if statements). 

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.

🕓 3-4 Hours

Sample tutorial

Sample tutorial