Computing: Key Stage 1

Lesson plans and CPD teacher videos to instil confidence in your teaching of Computing and ensure pupil progression.

Choose your unit - Year 1 and Year 2

Making use of free software, Kapow Primary's lessons develop pupils’ knowledge across: Digital Literacy and Online Safety; Computational Thinking and Computers and Hardware.

Year 1

Getting started

Login, navigation and mouse skills


Developing early programming skills using either the Bee:Bot or virtual Bee:Bot.

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Algorithms unplugged

Algorithms in real life

Digital imagery

Photo capture and editing

Introduction to data

Gathering and recording animal data

Rocket to the moon

Keyboard skills, sequencing and debugging in a rocket project

NEW! Online safety Y1

Learning about online safety

Year 2

What is a computer?

Inputs/outputs and uses

Word processing

Touch typing and staying safe online


NB. Please note that Lesson 5 has been replaced with a newly written lesson from our Year 2 Online safety unit.

Programming: ScratchJr

Programming apps

International Space Station

Data collection, display and interpretation

Stop motion

Storyboarding and simple animation creation using either tablet devices or devices with cameras

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NEW! Online safety Y2

Learning about staying safe online

Algorithms and debugging

Programming: Plugged-In and Unplugged