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What's New in Computing

Computing News

Online learning - letter to parent Sept17

Dear Parents and Carers, This week we will be starting our online learning at home program again for children in Year 3 and above


Home Learning Computing 

Click on the links to access the programs or content.

As we start a new half term we have re-organised the Home Learning section. Don't worry, all the previous computing activities will be still available on our  Computing Archive page.


Summer term 2020:                                          

Year 1

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Room on the Broom video clip         Room on the Broom - Activities

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Year 2

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 Additional resources:

 Charlie reads On the way home      On the way home - true or false  


Year 3

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Additional resources:

United Kingdom     UK questions

HL_Y3_presentation UK cities

Year 4



Information about the Vikings

HL_Y4_internet research - Vikings

Viking research_Childhood  Viking research_Gods     Viking research_Homes

Viking research_Raids         Viking research_Ships

Year 5


Additional resources:

Baghdad   Creating a booklet   Checklist booklet



Additional resources: 

Early Islamic civilisation      BBC Teach - Baghdad

Make your own Scratch game:

Ghostbusters (online) or use this script for Whack a bat  Whack-a-Bat-v1

Year 6 

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HL_Y6_media presentation    Example media presentation


Dance Party                Minecraft Hour of Code

Feel free to try any of the other coding games: Hour of Code



























Typing practice     

There are quite a few typing tutor programs on the internet. Why not try some:

  • Dance Mat Typing from the BBC bitesize is really good; Dance Mat
  • Join the Typing Club for free:      Typing Club
  • Or just play some typing games: Kidztype 


Wellbeing Digital Family Wellbeing Kit - Activities


  BT Digital Dash                                                               

BT Digital Dash: a new FREE game that helps kids get fit for a digital future. Designed for 7-10 year olds, it gives kids the opportunity to create, train and race their own virtual athlete, learning new digital skills along the way.

Digital Dash





Frogplay homework is now shown on the Home Learning for each year group.

Click here to access the Computing Archive.



Useful Information 

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the time table below is currently suspended.

Every year group will be taught Computing for a half a term twice a year. For this term the timetable is as follows:






Year 1


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Year 4



Year 6 


Year 3 

Year 5 


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Year 2 


To find out more about the Computing curriculum click on the links below:  

Computing programmes of study: key stages 1 and 2

Computing at Ben Jonson: Overview

Also, visit our Specialist Teaching page for more information.

Parents might also be interested in the E-safety at home page.


Parent/Carer guide to social networking


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