Barefoot Computing - Scroll down to Interactive Learning Games to help with Computational Thinking – solving problems
Busy Things - Try Coding activities in the Computing section of Busy Things Username: home3675 Password: balloon7163
Code Club projects with Scratch 3 for Year 3 upwards. Scratch 3 is available for free on the internet.
Code for Life - Rapid Router is a program that teaches you to code. Parents can register as an Independent student for free. You can play without downloading resources. Suitable for Year 2 upwards – program gets progressively harder. Kurono – python programming for Year 6.
Scratch is a very powerful tool that allows you to make sophisticated games and allows a variety of control methods including video. Anyone can add the games they have made to the site and some may not be suitable for younger children.
Learn to code with Shaun the Sheep, work as a family for KS2
Science, engineering and computing activities to try at home -watch the daily videos or catch up on You Tube.
Do you want to know more about Computing? BBC Bitesize – age specific learning materials and videos from the BBC
Apps for Free
Scratch Junior – Available (free) on App Store and Google Play
Suitable for KS1 pupils, Scratch Jr allows pupils to build a very simple games by using a block style programme language
Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app that makes it fun to learn and experiment with code. You solve interactive puzzles in the guided “Learn to Code” lessons to master the basics of coding, or experiment with a wide range of challenges that let you explore many unique coding experiences.
Other programs you might like
Start creating animations on any modern device. Try out the program and if you would like us to set up a Student Account for you, please let us know via the year group email account.