Features of a Computing Lesson

Most Computing lessons at Parkfield follow this typical structure to provide consistency and promote attainment of all pupils.

Computing lessons are personalised wherever possible to match pupil’s individual needs and interests, such as the context for a particular piece of work (e.g. programming a game or making an information app on a theme/topic of their choosing) or letting them pick which search engine they prefer to find things on. Giving pupils the chance to make decisions like these: allows them to have more involvement in how their own learning progresses, give them greater ownership of their work so it’s more individual and makes the lesson seem more appealing to them.

Throughout a Computing lesson, whole school initiatives will also be referenced too - encouraging children to: 

Promoting Inclusion and Achievement for All Pupils

A wide range of strategies are used to ensure all pupils are included in Computing lessons and achieve good outcomes: