This is the national Computing Science site from DigiLearnScot. This site aims to provide information, resources and professional learning to support practitioners to deliver computing to learners of all ages.

The site has been organised by stage and each stage contains information on resources, professional learning and practitioner networks.

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SQA Understanding Standards

SQA – Understanding Standards: Computing Science The SQA Understanding Standards site explains the standards required to meet assessment grades. They host sessions to explain how judgements about standards are made. Visit SQA Understanding Standards Read more

QuickStart Computing Scotland – subject knowledge covering the transition from Primary to Secondary

This QuickStart resource is the first to support early secondary teaching, and it particularly focusses on the necessary subject knowledge for teachers. Author: Miles Berry. Adjusted for Scotland: Bill Sargent Read more

Girl Guides: Digital Scotland Challenge Badge

Activities, support and resources to help you work towards achieving the Digital Scotland challenge badge. This project is developed and funded by Scottish Government through the Digital Scotland Business Excellence Partnership whose partners include Scottish Government, Skills Development Scotland, Education Scotland, Scotland IS, Scottish Funding Council, Scottish Qualifications Authority, Highlands… Read more

Teach Computing Science – a guide for Early Years and Primary Practitioners

This guide introduces and explains the Computing Science (CS) Organisers and the updated experiences and outcomes and Benchmarks. It provides an exemplification guide and resources for use in Early and Primary years. Authors: Kate Farrell | Computing at School Scotland Professor Judy Robertson | University of Edinburgh Professor Quintin Cutts… Read more

QuickStart Computing Scotland – subject knowledge for Primary teachers

QuickStart Computing can help primary teachers to pick up the necessary subject knowledge for computing science. Author: Miles Berry Adjusted for Scotland: Bill Sargent Consultants: Yvonne Walker, Graham Hastings Read more

Everyone Can Code – Apple

Everyone Can Code – Apple The Everyone Can Code curriculum will guide you through Swift Playgrounds, an app that teaches coding for kids through a world of interactive puzzles and playful characters. It’s great for students aged eight and over, and will help you introduce coding in the same language… Read more