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    Sign up to Information Technology and Digital Literacy Progression, Assessment and Pedagogy 22-23 (Webinar) – 27 January 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course really digs into Information Technology in primary schools and is designed to help you design or revise your own curriculum.

    This course will focus on:

    • Considering multiple, research informed methods to teach information technology and develop digital literacy
    • Considering the place of knowledge, automaticity, retrieval practice and essential cross curricular learning
    • Looking in more detail at skills progression and the connections between different areas of IT which often get missed when computing leads are planning IT schemes of work
    • Exploring different ways of thinking about IT which can inform what IT schools choose to teach
    • Focusing on manageable ways of assessing IT.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Digital Literacy 22

    Price: Sub £95 / SLA £70 / Full £114

    Come join us at the Spring 22-23 - Primary Computing Networks

    by Hannah Richardson -

    These support sessions cover all aspects of computing, computing science, information technology and online safety.

    Delegates will be kept up to date with the latest research, planning and information on new resources. We also regularly look at staff development, training, assessment, and Ofsted preparation.

    Available dates:

    10 March 2023 – Basingstoke 

    17 March 2023 – Hook 

    24 March 2023 – New Forest 

    31 March 2023 – Havant

    Search and book on the Learning Zone by using keyword search: Spring Computing Network

    Price: Sub £125 / SLA £95 / Full £150 


    Don't miss this - Autumn 22-23 - Primary Computing Network

    by Hannah Richardson -

    These support sessions cover all aspects of computing, computing science, information technology and online safety.

    Delegates will be kept up to date with the latest research, planning and information on new resources. We also regularly look at staff development, training, assessment and OFSTED preparation.

    Key focus is on:

    • New software
    • Research
    • Resources
    • Training
    • Staff development techniques
    • OFSTED updates
    • KS1 and KS2
    • How changes in KS3/4 impact primary
    • SEN needs in Computing

    Available dates:

    18 November 2022 14:00-16:00 – Hook (Hook Junior School)

    25 November 2022 14:00-16:00 ­– New Forest (Western Downland CofE Primary School)

    2 December 2022 14:00-16:00 – Basingstoke (Castle Hill Infant School)

    9 December 2022 14:00-16:00 – Havant (Riders Junior School)

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Autumn Computing Network 

    Price: Sub £125 / SLA £95 / Full £150 


    Book your place at How to Teach Block-Based Programming like Scratch (Research, Pedagogy and Assessment) 22-23 (Webinar) – 9 January 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course is not designed to teach you how to program but to help you make informed decisions on which pedagogy to use and when to use it. 

    We dig into progression and assessment in much more detail. We also look at the best ways to support pupils who find programming difficult. It will help you build a primary programming curriculum as well as teach it.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Block-Based 22-23

    Price: Sub £95 / SLA £70 / Full £114


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