Primary Computing. Made Easy.

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Description

Brings together many of the skills covered in our years 3 to 5 Scratch packs into 4 independent projects. Video tutorials and challenges allow pupils to work at their own pace at school or home using our pupil codes tool.

Scratch Space Invaders – Program a Space Invaders games in Scratch using inputs, scoring and random variables.

Scratch Tennis (FREE) or type pupil code 541A Sample pack helping pupils to program a tennis style with keyboard/touch inputs conditions for interaction, random variables for unpredictability and data variables for scoring.

Scratch Paint – Program Microsoft Paint-style software in Scratch using a range of skills; inputs, conditions, sensing, pen and broadcasts.

Scratch Phone/Tablet Simulator – Program a phone or tablet simulator by using multiple app icon and screen sprites to send various messages between them. Pupils can then develop and expand their project independently.

Plus teacher notes with lesson outlines, assessment advice, assessment grid, posters, certificates and more.

Progression of skills in this pack

1. Program inputs,
conditions, random variables for unpredictability, game timer.
2. Program inputs,
conditions, sensing, random variables, operators for direction and data variables for scoring.
3.Use inputs, conditions, loops, sensing, costume changes and broadcasts.
4. Work with multiple sprites to send broadcast messages between them.

Key Stage 2 Curriculum

Design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts.
Use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output.
Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs.

🕓 7-9 Hours

📥 Updates to this pack:

October 2020 – Updated Scratch Tennis with new video tutorials and more ideas for simplifying/extending the game.
July 2020 – Added Scratch Phone/Tablet Simulator Pupil Pack.