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Computing PPA Cover

This programme aims to ensure safety online as well as giving children a well-rounded knowledge of the ever-growing world of technology.


The objectives of this programme:

  • For children to learn why IT is important and to provide children with an excellent foundation that they can use throughout their lives
  • For children to recognise common uses of information technology in other cross curricular subjects and beyond school
  • For children to be safe online and in online communications
  • For children to use their creative thinking skills in online communications: blogging, email, social networks, vlogging
  • To encourage children to learn the benefits of the Internet and the functionalities of any computer or iPad
  • For children to explore Microsoft Office and be confident users of all areas
  • To demonstrate how to use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs
  • To instill confidence in and foster a passion for the technological world in which we live.

Our ICT Specialists cover a wide variety of tools, techniques and tricks throughout our ComputeCodeCommunicate© lessons such as understanding algorithms, creating and debugging programs, detecting and correcting errors etc. Children will also have the opportunity to work on their very own IT project over a series of weeks towards the end of the first year to showcase their new talents.

What makes our Computing Provision different?

  • Quality, consistent staff
  • A variety of resources used to include “Scratch”, “Logic”, “Blockly”
  • Our programme teaches children the simple computer programming language “Logo”
  • Inter-school competitions available
  • Both iPad, laptop and computer sessions available
  • Led by IT specialists who can teach children to read code, design websites and teach all other requirements on the National Curriculum
  • On-hand support for your other teaching staff to support with embedding the use of Computing in other areas of the curriculum as well as your IT Subject Coordinator in school including help with Subject Leader Action Plan, Goal Setting and updating your school’s Computing Policy
  • Extracurricular clubs available such as “Code Club” – for more information please click here

The use of iPads and laptops in the classroom has revolutionised the way children are taught and how they best respond to learning. Children are enthused and motivated by the use of iPads and laptops to aid their learning. Our ComputeCodeCommunicate© programme offers a range of modules which really develop their Computing knowledge, gives them the ability to use IT to support other curriculum subjects, and teaches them the importance of being safe online. As the world is becoming increasingly technology rich, the importance of quality Computing lessons is essential. Our Computing teachers show children how to create websites, how to do programming and coding, as well as teaching them the essential Computing terminology and basic Computer Science via simple, child-friendly methods.

To see our Computing Framework which outlines our Medium and Long Term Plans throughout KS1 and KS2 please contact us.

All Schools who use Primary PPA Cover Ltd receive a cheque for £100 for a successful recommendation to another Primary School as we truly value your recommendations.

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Happy Friday everyone!

Just a quick ‘Hello’ to share some of the beautiful Christmas themed work the children in our Primary schools have done during their Art PPA cover lessons and French or Spanish PPA cover lessons with our super Specialists!

I officially finish for the Christmas Holidays today and as much as I am excited about my lie in on Monday I’m sad that I won’t get to see all of the other photos we receive of the beautiful Christmas work happening in our schools next week!

To share with you just why our Specialists really are the best PPA cover Specialists in the world…have a browse through some of the photographs below from a variety of our Primary schools across the country!

 

 

 

I also wanted to say a huge thank you to all schools that entered our Company Christmas Card Competition – the competition was higher than ever and the elves here at Primary PPA Cover HQ really struggle to pick and overall winner! Congratulations to the super talented pupils at Hullavington Primary School and Caroline Hudson; their very lovely art PPA cover Specialist, of whom are the winners! The pupils created very intricate mosaic style depictions of the 12 Days of Christmas using snippets of coloured paper, card and other textured materials…I am sure you’ll agree that they have done a super job and we’re all very proud of them here at Primary PPA Cover HQ!

 

Get a load of Finlay’s winning Christmas card design for our sister Company, ClubsComplete! Finlay is from Griffydam Primary school and is just 5 years old…you would never have guessed with how professional his design is (check out that beard!!). Well done Finlay, you have done an expert job and we can’t wait for our other ClubsComplete schools to receive this in the post next week! www.clubscomplete.co.uk 

Right, I’m off to join my team for a Friday Afternoon Tea at one of our local restaurants…yet another reason why Primary PPA Cover is one of the best places to work…ever!

Merry Christmas everyone, make sure you eat lots of chocolates, give lots of presents but most of all chill out and have fun!

Harley x

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wow! What a busy start to the term we’ve had!

One of my favourite things about working for Primary PPA Cover has to be the Autumn Term and how many new schools we welcome to the Primary PPA Family! This year has been no exception and we thoroughly look forward to supporting the team and pupils in each and every school we have the pleasure of working in.

This term has whizzed by so quickly that I can hardly believe I’m sitting her during the half term holiday having just sent our menu requests off for the Christmas party!! In all the excitement, I’m yet to share some of the fantastic work and progress our super Specialists and pupils have produced this term, so in celebration of European Languages Day I am pleased to share work from St Andrews South Gate Primary School in Enfield and Hullavington CofE Primary School in Gloucestershire!

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Do you know why we learn French? Well done to the children at Hullavington!

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Get a load of those eyelashes!! Excellent work from the children at St Andrews Southgate!

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Muy bien! Super Spanish writing skills from the children at St Andrews Southgate!

Another success we have celebrated this term is that our Directors; Kerry and Stacey Barsby, have been shortlisted as finalists for the national NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards – how exciting! Both Kerry and Stacey had the pleasure of meeting all of the other entrants on 3rd October at the Awards Celebration Evening in Birmingham and they certainly had a brilliant time! Their hard work and determination is just one of the many reasons we have become England’s Best PPA Recruiter and why I am so proud to work for such a progressive and future forward Company. Muy bien Kerry and Stacey!

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So, who loves cake? Thought so. We do too and even better we love teaching children how to bake and create the most delicious cakes and sweet treats through our Bake Off style clubs! If you’re fed up of ‘Soggy Bottoms’ or dream that your pupils will one day produce an ‘even bake’ Paul Hollywood would be proud of then have no fear, our sister Company ClubsComplete are here! This term enquires for our Bake Off Club have been hot out the oven and we are so pleased to inspire children on a National basis to taste, experiment and explore cooking and baking following a Bake Off Style format, whilst at the same time, supporting your current Food Provision to meet Ofsted’s standards as part of the new Common Inspection Framework. Piece of cake! www.clubscomplete.co.uk

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The showstopper created by the Star Bakers from Long Whatton Primary School’s Bake Off Club! Yummy!

In celebration this term also were several of our super clever schools and children that made it on to the Championship Leader Board in the Vocab Express International competition! Every year, several of our schools that we support with MFL PPA cover enter the online competition and this year Holy Family Catholic Primary School in Coventry came 2nd in the world with a further two of our schools making it into the top 20! What an incredible achievement!! One of the many reasons we are so proud to be England’s best PPA Cover providers for Nurseries and Primary Schools!

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Practice + Determination + Commitment = MFL Success

Congratulations to all pupils and the team at Holy Family School!

Phew! I told you we’d been busy! Thank you for taking the time to read our Autumn Term 1 blog, we can’t wait to report back in November! From all of the team here at Primary PPA Cover – enjoy your half term break…

Harley x

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A few of us celebrated a lovely Italian meal at San Giovanni's in Sheepy Magna yesterday evening to toast to a wonderful four years! 

Friday, September 08, 2017

We are thrilled that our business owners have been shortlisted as finalists for the national NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards! We look forward to  meeting all of the other entrants on 3rd October at the Awards Celebration Evening in Birmingham.