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Milton Keynes: 01908 014320
Bedford: 01234 987072

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The Staff Room is the region's only specialist Primary supply teaching agency, covering Northamptonshire and South Leicestershire.

New CPD course available now to all staff room teachers

Teaching computing in the new National Curriculum

This course is designed to help teachers with the transition from ICT to the new National Curriculum subject of computing. Module 1 looks in detail at the new requirements for computing and what it means for those who are teaching in primary schools. Module 2 examines fundamental principles of computer science, with lots of hands-on practical opportunities to try out the ideas users will be bringing to pupils in their classes. Module 3 explores the other strands of computing – information technology and digital literacy – and will help users develop a deeper understanding of how things work and how to make them work. Module 4 then brings the whole course together by showing users how to put all these ideas into practice effectively in their own classrooms.

This course will enable users to:

understand what the new computing curriculum contains and what it means gain an overview of the fundamental principles of computing develop personal skills in aspects of computing that might be new them know how to develop content and activities to the support the teaching of computing be more confident about implementing computing in their own school.


Module 1: The primary computing curriculum Module 2: Computer science Module 3: Digital literacy and information technology Module 4: Putting computing into practice Who should take the course

Key Stage 1 teachers
Key Stage 2 teachers
ICT/computing coordinators

For more information click here: Teaching Computing in the New Curriculum


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