Computing: Key Stage 1

Lesson plans and teacher videos to instil confidence in your teaching of Computing .

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

Year 1

5 lessons
Getting Started
Login, navigate and mouse skills
5 lessons
Programming: Bee-Bot
Programming functions and capabilities
5 lessons
Algorithms Unplugged
Algorithms in real life
5 lessons
Digital Imagery
Free access during school closures. Photo capture and editing
5 lessons
Introduction to Data
Gathering and recording animal data
5 lessons
Rocket to the Moon
Keyboard skills, sequencing and debugging in a rocket project

Year 2

5 lessons
What is a Computer?
Inputs/Outputs and Uses
5 lessons
Word Processing
Touch typing and staying safe online
5 lessons
Programming: Scratch JR
Programming apps
5 lessons
Algorithms and Debugging
Programming: Plugged-In and Unplugged
5 lessons
International Space Station
Data collection, display and interpretation
5 lessons
Stop Motion
Storyboarding then creating simple animations