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Primary computing keywords posters

Key words from the 2014 computing curriculum for KS1 and KS2 in pupil speak.

Pete Dring

Created by Pete Dring
last edited Jan 13 2021 by Pete Dring

Al-the-gorilla shows what an algorithm is.

I made these images for a primary CAS hub in York - hope they’re useful.

Any feedback on how to improve the wording would be welcome or suggestions for other words.

You can preview the images here:

If you want to add or edit the images, I’ve put the source files (created in Fireworks CS5) here:

I’ve made a Kahoot quiz based on these posters for classes that have laptops / iPads to vote on the right keyword that matches the definition here:

I’ve made a Raspberry Pi Minecraft hacking team quiz based on these keywords here:

Update Jan 2020:

I’m in awe of how primary teachers are thriving / surviving in the national lockdown. Well done and thank you. Some of you have got in touch to ask about remote learning activities. I’ve put a load of free keyword / definition games that work on (almost) any device without needing any login / signup here:

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