Programming in Year 5 and 6

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This course is designed to help you improve the teaching and learning of programming in Year 5 and 6.


This is the third part of a series of three sessions on programming in primary schools:

  • Programming in Year 1 and 2 – 12 February 2020
  • Programming in Year 3 and 4 – 26 February 2020
  • Programming in Year 5 and 6 – 11 March 2020


Why should I attend?

  • To understand the KS2 expectations of the programming strand of the Computing curriculum
  • To understand the progression of programming skills
  • To explore and evaluate different software, apps and resources available
  • To consider different teaching strategies, and share practice with colleagues


What will it cover?

  • This course focuses on the programming strand of the Computing curriculum.
  • This session explores the KS2 objectives applicable for Year 5 and 6.
  • It will unpick the objectives and terminology and look at practical resources that can be used in the classroom.


Who is it for?

  • Class teachers
  • Subject leaders / coordinators



This is a twilight course.

  • CPD Package or IT Services (Primary Internet, Secondary Internet or Curriculum Computing) subscribers: There will be no charge for this course for schools that have purchased the CPD Package or one of BDSIP’s IT Packages
  • Pay as you go BDSIP Members: For schools that have not bought the CPD Package, there will be a charge of £80 per delegate for BDSIP members.
  • Pay as you go non-members: There will be a charge of £100 per delegate for schools that do not currently have BDSIP membership.


*Our online booking system will automatically update the cost for this course based on your school name when you proceed to registration – you do not need to know this information prior to booking.*



CLC, Adult College, 241–247 Parsloes Avenue, Dagenham, RM9 5DF


Additional information

If you can’t attend, or if a colleague will be attending in your place, please inform us as soon as you can before the event.

Cancellations less than 48 hours before the course may still be charged.


Who to contact

For specific enquiries about this course, please contact the course leader, Gillian Bratley at

For general booking or CPD enquiries please contact:

**Upon registration you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive the confirmation email within a few minutes of signing up, please check your junk mail folder just in case the confirmation email is delivered there instead of your inbox. If so, select the confirmation message and click ‘not junk’, which will allow future messages to get through including any relevant pre-course information or changes**


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