There are a wealth of resources available online to continue to support all of our children with computing during school closures. Please use the following links to play online or download apps to your tablet/phones.
Simple step by step coding for children to create their own games – and suited for all ages. Free download from Apple Store or Google Play Store.
Tons of different coding opportunities that are designed to help children progress up to and over an hour of coding and debugging codes. Complete with a certificate at the end to show their achievement.
Follow the link: https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn and tailor to activity to the age/ability of your child.
For Key Stage 2 (Year 3-6), use Scratch to create games using different levels of instructions and codes – from movements to sounds. Play different games made by users and see the codes that made them run.
Simply follow the link: https://scratch.mit.edu/ and create a free account by clicking Join Scratch in the top right.
Digital Escape Room
Using the ICTinSchool website to solve different puzzles and use critical thinking to help escape different types of rooms – from space stations to haunted houses.
Click on the link: http://www.ictinschools.org/escape-room/ (Best played on computer/laptop or large screen tablet)