May 18, 2015

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Wetherby

Prezi presentation here

Appshed – main site; official YouTube tutorials; Matt Britland’s tutorials

Web design – How the Internet works video; playto HTML basics; Tinkerbin; Poster of basic HTML tags An example complete HTML page can be found below

Vector graphics – Inkscape official tutorials; Alternative tutorials Remember, there’s a “60 second CPD” video on the Switched on Computing CD

Algorithms – “Grid of apps” blog post; Sandwich robot resources; Lightbot

Example complete HTML page

<title>My example site</title>
<h1>Example site</h1>
<p>Here’s some text for my site</p>
<img src=””/>
<p><center>This is in the middle</center></p>

Progression and schemes of work

Rising Stars – Switched on Computing website; Five steps to success; Progression of skills and knowledge across primary school

The ICT service website also gives good examples of progression for each theme, should certain units be unsuitable (click on “Key documents”)

Other examples

Progression in skill for the whole Computing curriculum can be found here – progression_in_skill (PDF), which is taken from the Computing at School / NAACE guidance here

With regards to programming technologies, progression could follow the example here – Progression in programming skill (PDF), with detailed further guidance on the whole curriculum in the scheme of work available from this site here (website). An alternative implementation can be found here – Progression in programming skill alternative (PDF)

An entire scheme of work, covering all areas of the Computing Curriculum, can be found here (website) from Somerset CC.

Details of how programming might be included within the Foundation stage can be found here – Programming within the Foundation Stage (PDF)

Other websites containing resources / schemes of work include:

Primary Computing website

Code-it website

“Primary Pete” computing curriculum site

Espresso coding

Other technologies to look at



iMovie or Windows Movie Maker

Book Creator