Python Loops and Iteration

This Python lesson teaches pupils to programming about using iterations, namely for loops and while loops. It is suitable for KS3 computing and GCSE 9-1 computer science pupils. It also includes lots of practice with reading and drawing flow diagrams.

It includes an attractive dyslexia friendly PowerPoint presentation that includes differentiated lesson objectives, videos to teach key skills and lots practical programming practice. It also includes a comprehensive teacher’s lesson plan including all the answers.

Please note: This lesson does assume the pupils are familiar with using basic if and else statements in Python.

Duration: 1 lesson

This lesson teaches pupils about:

  • For loops using the range statement and
  • While loops
  • The difference between count controlled and condition controlled loops

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Created: Jul 2, 2019

Updated: Jan 3, 2020

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