Physical Computing - Lego WeDo

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 Hands on course, simple programming and ideas to embed as cross curricular, extra curricular, or as part of as a SEN programme
Duration 1 x 3 hour session
Categories Primary, Teaching and Learning, KS1, KS2, Computing / ICT, Support Staff, Teaching staff, Cross-curricular Themes, 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?

  • Hands on opportunities to develop your skills in programming so that you can fully implement the primary computing curriculum at KS2.
  • Build a physical device that responds to your commands.
  • To realise how simple it is to build a device and programme it to achieve a specific goal


  • You will have the pleasure of building with Lego which you can manipulate using Lego WeDo’s simple programming environment.
  • Confidence in using Lego WeDo’s simple programming environment.
  • You will develop a number of activities that you can use in your own teaching practice.
  • You will have an understanding of the pedagogy to use Lego WeDO effectively to deliver the primary computing curriculum


Ideal for: KS2 Teachers and teaching assistants, ICT/Computing Co-ordinators


Evidence underpinning this approach

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 10 Feb 2016

Venue: Harcourt Hill Campus
Time: 1330-1630

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

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.