Lesson 3: Bletchley Park

Find out about Bletchley during WWII and how the first computer cracked the Enigma code

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the importance of Bletchley Park to the World War II war effort

  • Knowing that Bletchley Park was important during WWII

  • Knowing what the first computer was built for

  • Creating a Google Site with information about Bletchley Park

Lesson Plan

Bletchley Park and code cracking
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Teacher Video: Bletchley Park

Presentation: Bletchley park


Google sites checklist
Bletchley wordsearch
Bletchley questionnaire
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Cat Lamin,  
Computing specialist
Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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