SEND Computing Scheme of Work

We are pleased to announce our Sheffield SEND Computing Scheme of Work for learners with special educational needs, covering the range from P5 to the old national curriculum level 2, is now ready. It contains units organised into the following strands at 3 levels.

SEND computing scheme of work units

Ech unit contain a list of suggested lesson ideas with a large number of resources, plus progression statements. Online Safety is embedded across the strands where appropriate. It is suitable for supporting non-specialists to deliver computing. See below for sample units and long-term plans.

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The scheme of work is available free of charge to subscribing schools. Non-subscribers can purchase the scheme as a standalone product for £500. We can also offer a combination of training with the scheme of work, plus there is a service to create a bespoke version to fit into existing cross-curricular themes. For more details and prices for options, please contact

Sample documents:

SEND Computing SoW Unit Overview

Purple Unit 3b_SortingObjects_sample (aimed at pupils working around P5-6)
Blue Unit 2c_Photographs_sample (aimed at pupils working around P7-8)
Green Unit 4b_SequencingAlgorithms_sample (aimed at pupils working around former NC1-2)

Primary Long-Term Plan: Sample
KS3 Computing Long-Term Plan: Sample – mapped to cross-curricular themes
MediumTermPlan_Sample – with suggestions for activities linked to whole school cross-curricular theme

SEND Computing Progression Appendix – A set of progression documents to show progress in 5 areas, from P5 to the former NC level 2.

Online Safety Appendix – Information on incorporating Online Safety into the scheme of work and further resources.

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