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Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Belle Vale Primary School will be closed from 5th January 2021. For further information and guidance, please refer to the news and events section on the website.

Computing

Computing

Below are recommended websites that children can access at home. Most are easily accessible by using a website, clicking on links etc. others may need them to register, log in etc. (3D sites)

 

Coding

 

Trinket.io (UKS2)

Python/ HTML projects to remix and adapt. Trinket lets you run and write code in any browser, on any device. Various levels of activity.

 

Khan Academy (UKS2)

Free, HTML / Python projects, similar to Trinket.

 

Hour of Code (KS1/KS2)

Hugely popular one-hour coding challenges designed for all ages!

 

Scratch.mit.edu (KS1/KS2)

Lots of tutorials to work on coding concepts or simply create your own project (Year 2 and up).

 

Code Combat (UKS2)

Learn different programming languages by playing a combat game (Years 5 and 6).

 

Code Monster (UKS2)

Learn Javascript programming language.

 

Blocky (KS2)

A selection of different activities to learn computing skills.

 

Code moji (KS2)

Learn different coding languages (CSS, Html and Javascript) by using emoji.

 

Cospaces (KS2)

Create 3D environments that work in VR. Add code to create an interactive environment.

 

Website Creation

Create a simple webpage and learn Html with a lego style drag and drop interface.

 

3D Design

 

Tinkercad (KS2)

Create 3D models and add code. Also the ability to design and simulate electronic circuits. Free but you do need to create an account first.

 

 

 

Cospaces (KS2)

Create 3D environments and add characters. Some tutorials available on the website to help you. Works online or on the app. You will need to create an account but the free version has plenty to start off with.

 

Sketchup (KS2)

Design and create almost anything in 3D.

 

E-safety

 

Cybersecurityuk.com (doesn’t work well on ipads)

Activities looking at different aspects of Cyber Security (KS2).

 

Band Runner

E-safety game from Thinkuknow website (Year 2 and up).

 

Cyber Security NOVA

Great game for looking at different aspects of Cyber Security such as password creation.

 

Google Be Internet Awesome

Google’s Online Safety resources / games

 

Computer skills

 

Abcmouse.com

Early mouse skills

 

Typing Club

Learn to touch type.

 

Dance Mat

BBC game to learn touch typing.

 

Primary Mouse Games

Lots of games to practice using a mouse.

 

BBC bitesize Computing (KS1)

Videos and games to explain different computing concepts.

 

BBC Bitesize Computing (KS2)

Videos and games to explain different computing concepts.

 

Keyboard Climber 1

Learn to type.

 

Keyboard Climber 2

Learn to type.

 

 

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