Computing: Lower Key Stage 2

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

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

Year 3

5 lessons
Networks and the internet - UPDATED!
Networks and how devices communicate
5 lessons
Emailing
With attachments and cyberbullying
5 lessons
Programming: Scratch
Programming apps
5 lessons
Journey inside a computer
Inputs/outputs and purpose
5 lessons
Digital literacy: Option 1: using devices other than iPads
Creating book trailers
5 lessons
NEW - Digital literacy: Option 2: using iPads
Creating book trailers
5 lessons
Top trumps databases
Understanding and using databases
5 lessons
ARCHIVED UNIT - Networks
THIS IS AN ARCHIVED UNIT THAT HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH THE 'NETWORKS AND THE INTERNET' UNIT. IT WILL BE RETIRED AT THE END OF THE YEAR

Year 4

5 lessons
Further coding with Scratch - BRAND NEW!
Using variables in coding
5 lessons
Investigating weather
Researching and storing data and green screen video
5 lessons
Website design
Website creation and Google Sites.
5 lessons
HTML
Editing the HTML and CSS of a web page to change the layout of a website and the text and images
5 lessons
Collaborative learning
Google Docs, Slides, Form and Sheet
5 lessons
Computational thinking
Plugged and unplugged activities to develop the four areas of computational thinking
5 lessons
ARCHIVED UNIT - The internet
THIS IS AN ARCHIVED UNIT THAT HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH THE 'NETWORKS AND THE INTERNET' UNIT IN Y3. IT WILL BE REMOVED AT THE END OF THE YEAR, BUT REMAINS HERE IN CASE YOU HAVE ALREADY PLANNED AROUND IT

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