Primary teaching resources for coding

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Year 3/4 and P5/P6 coding lesson pack

In this pack for years 3/4, and P4/P5, pupils will learn who invented the first computers. They will find out how important it is to give clear, concise instructions for a computer to follow. Pupils will learn how to use conditionals and variables within their code, and the importance of debugging.

This pack includes:

  • A lesson plan linked to the curriculum.
  • A PowerPoint presentation, which explains how code is written.
  • Instructions for a variables obstacle course.
  • Coding a jam sandwich activity.
  • A printable silly science coding rescue game.
Year 2 and P3 Moths reading comprehension

This non-chronological report for year 2 and P3, linking to the topics of living things and habitats and biodiversity and interdependence, investigates the flying insects, moths. The text explains the difference between moths and butterflies, why they have coloured scales on their wings and how they turn from a caterpillar into a moth.

The downloadable reading pack includes:

  • Two differentiated A3 reading spreads for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
Year 4 and P5 Historical Scientist Ada Lovelace

This biography text for year 4 and P5 on Ada Lovelace explains how she wrote the first computer program more than 100 years before computers were invented! Every year in October, on Ada Lovelace Day, people celebrate Ada and other amazing women in science, technology, engineering and maths.

This downloadable non-fiction reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.

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