Scratch programming in primary school CV001 / D16

Start date
18 May 17
1 Day
Kendrick School, London Road, Reading RG1 5BN View on Google Map


Scratch is the most popular tool for computer programming in primary schools around the world, and is used independently by millions of children for their own projects. Its block-based, drag-and-drop system supports accessible, creative learning for children of all abilities and levels of experience. Children can easily make presentations, games, simulations, puzzles - the possibilities are boundless.

Led by an experienced and knowledgeable primary teacher, this series of events will get you up-and-running with Scratch. You will be able to lead your children in the development of computational thinking skills, a toolkit for problem solving that has benefits across the whole curriculum. You will also learn how Scratch can support learning across the whole curriculum, using contexts across maths, English and beyond.


You will be able to:

  • increase skill and knowledge in the use of Scratch to teach primary computing
  • learn how Scratch can be applied in other areas of the primary curriculum
  • receive ready-to-use classroom project ideas that will engage children in upper-key stage 1 and key stage 2


Scratch programming in primary school - day 118 May 2017 09:30-15:30


This series of four events are scheduled on four days across the south-west of England.



State funded school or college£300.00 +VAT£300.00ENTHUSE Award
Fee paying school or college (independent)£300.00 +VAT

Teachers or technicians working in state-funded schools or colleges in the UK are eligible for these bursaries which can be used to contribute to covering the cost of course fees, supply cover, travel, accommodation, or equipment for your school. Find out more.

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