Assessment in secondary computing - short course CJ413 / D03

Start date
4 Jun 24
90 Minutes
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


Effective teaching is underpinned by the accurate use of assessment, enabling teachers to check knowledge and understanding of children. The use of accurate assessment allows teaching to be adapted and personalised, improving the learning journey for students.

This CPD aims to improve teachers’ knowledge of their students through a range of formative and summative assessment strategies whilst considering the importance of accurate assessment. During this short course, you’ll explore formative assessment strategies and their key characteristics, such as using general questioning to gauge student understanding and hinge questioning. You’ll explore how to effectively make use of summative assessments including baseline assessments and diagnostic questions.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for teachers of KS3 and KS4 computing.

How will you learn?

Scheduled live, interactive online sessions led by an experienced practitioner.

How long is this course?

This course consists of one session, consisting of 1 hour and 30 minutes of teaching time.

Who is the course leader?


During this course, you will:

  • recognise effective techniques for formative and summative assessment

  • investigate a range of tools to facilitate summative assessment and how they can be utilised effectively across the curriculum

  • understand the importance of an effective feedback strategy


1 Assessment in secondary computing - remote04 June 202417:00-18:30

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Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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