Computer programming isn’t just about learning to type lines of code, it is about teaching students how to think differently to overcome a problem. Students will work in small groups in order to solve problems and learn the foundations of coding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduces STEM subjects.
  • Encourages working as a team and decision making
  • Integration with current labour market demands

Please note this activity is capped at 30 pupils per session.

Online Alternative

Unfortunately there currently is no online alternative for this session. However, our KS2 and KS4 Teacher’s Guides contain a series of lesson plans and supporting activities for you to deliver to your pupils. Please visit our Teacher’s Resources page in your dashboard.

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Coding with Sphero
Audience
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Audience
Year 6, Year 7, Year 8
Category
STEM
Clock
Half day
Gatsby Benchmark:
7
Regional Progression Framework:
Theme:
Introductory
Learning Objective:
LO2, LO3, LO6
NERUPI Framework:
Aim:
Know, Choose, Understand
Level:
0, 1
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