Getting started in Year 4 - in person (invite only) CB465 / F04

Start date
7 Mar 24
3 Hours
Lawnswood School, Ring Road, West Park, Leeds LS16 5AG View on Google Map


This course provides a comprehensive look at how to teach computing in Year 4 using the Teach Computing Curriculum. You will be guided through the topics and skills taught at Year 4 and understand how they fit into the wider Teach Computing Curriculum.

You will also have a go at many of the activities that you will teach your class and discuss the practicalities of running them in your setting.

Designed for any teacher who would like the confidence to teach Year 4 computing effectively in their own classroom. You’ll take-away a full computing curriculum package ready-to-teach and will learn how to further develop your capability in this exciting and vital subject.

What topics are covered?

  • The Internet
  • Audio editing
  • Programming: repetition in shapes
  • Data logging
  • Photo editing
  • Programming in Scratch: repetition in games

How will you learn?

Remotely delivered sessions online and a short gap task.

How long is this course?

This course is approximately three hours in duration, split across 2 sessions with a short gap task.

Who is the course leader?


  • Recognise the content and structure of the Teach Computing Curriculum in Year 4
  • Gain confidence through hands-on experience of the Teach Computing Curriculum lesson materials.
  • Identify how the curriculum may be adapted to the context of your own school


1 Getting started in Year 407 March 202409:30-10:30Lawnswood School
2 Getting started in Year 4 - Gap Task07 March 202410:30-11:00Lawnswood School
3 Getting started in Year 407 March 202411:00-12:30Lawnswood School

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