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Ian Livingstone applies to create ‘gaming’ school

A school teaching video gaming? could it work? British games industry veteran Ian Livingstone has formally applied to launch a free school with lessons built using video gaming. Computer school, gaming school, Ian Livingstone

Mary Coombs computer programmer

Mary Coombs (1929-), computer programmer, was one of the first programmers to work on the LEO computers produced by J Lyons and Co. and the first female commercial programmer. She developed programs both for internal company use and for a... Continue Reading →

Nice online Simple Scratch Tutorial for beginners

Pair Programming on You Tube

I like this video as it is a simple introduction to working together to code on the computer.

Computing at School

Computing at School Lots of resources for teaching Coding and lesson plans!

Free Coding Lessons for FS upwards

Hour of Code These are great free Coding lessons from FS upwards and because many activities just use Arrows they are extremely useful when teaching SEN and EAL to code. The activities start using simple jigsaws that the children place... Continue Reading →

This free activity is a simple introduction to code and also comes with lesson plans for year 1. I havent tried it yet but it looks simple and interesting.

2Simple Lesson Plans for Coding

2Coding have added 31 new printable lesson plans for teaching the Computing Curriculum! They are structured around the lesson activities and free code areas in 2Code. Along with lesson plans for each year group, you'll find coding based flashcards, games and quizzes... Continue Reading →

Free Digital Parenting Magazine for E safety Day 2017

This magazine has some great articles to keep children safe online. We ordered 200 for our school and have sent the copies home with the older children. This is how to get hold of a copy: Download for free You... Continue Reading →

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