Outstanding teaching of key stage 1 computing CD001 / B01

Start date
4 Jul 19
2 Days
Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA View on Google Map


This course is delivered as part of the National Centre for Computing Education.

Computing is a broad subject, made up of computer science, information technology and digital literacy. This two-day professional development complements our one-day programming and algorithms event, giving you confidence in teaching the whole of the key stage 1 curriculum.

You will develop your knowledge of internet-connected computer systems, from hardware to online safety. You will take-away engaging ways to use computers and software effectively, supporting other areas of curriculum learning. Combining popular and accessible tools, you will develop the skills and ideas to support creative projects produced by your children. You'll also discover age-appropriate data collection, analysis and sharing methods and projects.  

The first teacher to participate in this CPD, from each priority primary or priority all-through school, will attend for free and will be eligible for a bursary.

Priority schools are those located in Local Authority Districts 5 and 6: see this map to check eligibility or contact us for details.


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You will be able to help children:

  • understand how computers work, their constituent parts and the instructions they follow
  • recognise the many types of computer system in the world around them, making purposeful and safe use of them
  • learn through projects and lessons where they collect and share data through surveys and investigations
  • create digital content such as images, video and sound in multimedia projects
  • consider their own use of technology, the benefits and risks that it brings, and know its importance in the world and their learning through development of your own subject knowledge, pedagogy and practice.


Outstanding teaching of key stage 1 computing - day 104 July 2019 09:30-16:30
Outstanding teaching of key stage 1 computing - day 218 July 2019 09:30-16:30


By booking on this course you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the National Centre for Computing Education. These can be found here https://teachcomputing.org/privacy.html


Priority schoolActivity feeFreeStandard bursary available*£200.00
Priority school repeat teacherActivity fee£70.00 +VATStandard bursary available*£200.00
Priority school engaged in CSAActivity feeFreeStandard bursary available*£200.00
English MaintainedActivity fee£70.00 +VATStandard bursary available*£200.00
OtherActivity fee£440.00 +VATStandard bursary available*£200.00

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Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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If you have any questions about our bursaries or this booking call us on 01904 326394


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