Computing: Upper 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 5

Micro:bit

The meaning and purpose of programming

NEW! Online safety Y5

Potential online dangers and safety

Programming: music

Applying programming skills to create sounds and melodies leading to a battle of the bands performance

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Stop motion animation

Storyboarding ideas, taking photographs and editing to create a video animation

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Search engines

Research skills and finding accurate information

Mars Rover 1

Data transfer and binary code

Mars Rover 2

3D design skills

Year 6

NEW! Online safety Y6

Learning how to navigate the internet in an informed, safe and respectful way

Bletchley Park 1

Code breaking and password hacking

Bletchley Park 2

WWII and the first computers

Intro to Python

Using the programming language of Python

Big Data 1

Barcodes, QR codes and RFID

Big Data 2

Data usage and smart schools

Skills showcase

Designing and promoting a new product

Sample lessons

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