Coding in the Primary Classroom using Scratch

Provider: Oxford Brookes University - Centre for Educational Consultancy and Development
£75.00 (no VAT on this item)
£67.50 (no VAT on this item) Oxford Brookes Partnership Schools

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Description Learn to use simple and free to use platforms to build games, animations and more. Gain ideas and resources to build into your own teaching
Duration 1 x 3 hour session
Categories Primary, Teaching and Learning, KS2, Computing / ICT, Support Staff, Teaching staff, Assessment, Bilingual Support / EAL, Behaviour for Learning, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Out of school
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Why attend?

  • To learn how to use one of the most popular free programming environments in education worldwide, developed by MIT.
  • Hands on experience of creating projects in Scratch for example; animations and games
  • Explore ways in which you can differentiate activities to use Scratch from KS1 to KS2.
  • Explore ways in which you can use Scratch across the curriculum in particular to reinforce Maths concepts


  • You will have hands on experience of building Scratch projects.
  • You will develop a number of teaching activities that can be differentiated from KS1 to KS2
  • You will have an understanding of the pedagogy to use Scratch effectively to deliver the computing curriculum
  • You will have access to ongoing co-created resources


Ideal for: Primary teachers, teaching assistants and ICT/Computing Co-ordinators


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All our courses are delivered by experts in their field, who are researches, trainers and classroom practitioners. We pride ourselves on being able to offer a high quality research informed, learning centred training experience.

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Follow-up activities and support

You will have ongoing access to co-created resources after the session.


Course Length: 1 x 3 hour session

Wednesday 22 June 2016

Venue: Harcourt Hill Campus
Time: 1330-1630

Course leader: Clare Fenwick, Senior Lecturer in Education: Primary Computing @csf0961

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