Home learning... no problem!

The York Pi Jam team have created this reference website to provide young people, and their parents/guardians, a list of lessons and extra resources for home learning during these difficult times.

Stay safe!

Year 1 & 2.
Ages 5-7.

What is computer code?

From BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons.

Learn about computer code

This lesson includes:

  • two videos to help you understand computer code
  • two activities to try out

Year 3 & 4.
Ages 7-9.

How do we get computers to do what we want?

From BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons.

Learn about how sequencing, programming and making computers work.

This lesson includes:

  • a video to help you understand programming computers
  • three activities to try out

Year 5 & 6.
Ages 9-11.

Algorithms and debugging.

From BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons.

Learn about programming and debugging.

This lesson includes:

  • two videos to help you understand debugging
  • three activities to try out

Year 7-8.
Ages 11-13.

Computational thinking.

From BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons.

Learn about computers and real world problem solving.

This lesson includes:

  • a video to help you understand algorithms
  • a video to help you understand problem solving
  • three activities to try out

Year 9 & 10.
Ages 13-15.
GCSE.

Real world problem solving.

From BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons.

Learn about computers and real world problem solving.

This lesson includes:

  • a video to help you understand algorithms
  • a video to help you understand problem solving
  • three activities to try out

Remember, Year 10 students, it's important to look over past notes and revise ready for next year's exams. Here are some good resources for GCSE learning.

All theory notes.

From BBC Bitesize.

Learn and review all of the theory for the GCSE Computer Science exam.

Key words flash cards.

From the Learn Computing team.

The York Pi Jam team have put together a list of the key words you will need for your GCSE Computer Science exam. Get learning and get testing on Quizlet now!

Year 12.
Ages 16-17.
A-Level.

All theory notes.

From Isaac Computer Science.

Learn and review all of the theory for the A-Level Computer Science exam.

Parents & Guardians.
E-Safety.

Advice & support.

From York Pi Jam.

The York Pi Jam team have set up a dedicated website for advice and support on topics such as online abuse, online scares and in general, how to stay safe online.

Home activity packs.

From Think U Know.

To help you during COVID-19 and the closure of schools, Think U Know will be releasing new activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home. Download your first pack today!