Computing activities for the end of the year

Quizzes, challenges and games to ensure your KS3 and KS4 computing students have some fun in the final weeks of term

Stephanie Burke

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Inspire your classes in the final lessons of term with this collection of tricky quizzes and engaging projects

With only a few weeks of the school year remaining, it will soon be time to power down for the summer. As young minds start to wander, now is the perfect time to add an element of fun to your classroom. To help you do just that, we’ve picked a selection of games, quizzes, projects and lesson activities that are sure to keep students stimulated right up until the final bell.

Games and quizzes

What better way to round off the year than with a quiz? Browse our hand-picked selection below.

End of summer term computer science quiz for 2019
nwilkin

End of summer term computer science quiz for 2019

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A great, new quiz from Nichola Wilkin Ltd. As has become a bit of a tradition, my quizzes are used by thousands of schools every year to give pupils a fun final lesson before they break up for summer. This whole class quiz is ideally suited to keep your students engaged and settled for the final l...
A general knowledge quiz for use at the end of term
bogstandardcomp

A general knowledge quiz for use at the end of term

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A set of 43 general knowledge questions to be answered by pupils using the internet for the research, Year 7 upwards. I envisioned this as an end of term activity. They are generally easier at the beginning though not exclusively so. It might be used as an opportunity to teach pupils how to carry ou...
KS3 Computational Thinking Starter Quiz
RobbotResources

KS3 Computational Thinking Starter Quiz

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The following quiz is based upon the four parts of Computational Thinking: Decomposition, Abstraction, Pattern Recognition and Algorithm Design. The quiz includes 8 questions including definitions and scenarios to test your students understanding of Computational Thinking. Ideal to use as either ...

Challenges and projects

Use these longer and more challenging projects to keep your students engaged and inspired right up to the very last lesson.

Excel Dino Park
RobbotResources

Excel Dino Park

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Teach your students how to use Excel through Dino Park! Students have been given a budget of 100,000,000 to build their park. They need to consider what dinosaurs they want to buy, how much space they will need, what facilities they require, staffing costs and ticket price. Excel Dino Pa...
Python Games - Crystal Ball
edulitolearn

Python Games - Crystal Ball

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This photocopiable resource has been produced to provide 7 to 14 year olds with exciting and engaging opportunities to learn coding concepts using Python in a fun standalone project. Mystery of the Crystal Ball - Students have fun looking into their future. Students learn to use the time and random...
Coding Challenge - Computing Cats "Obscure" Quiz
ComputingCats

Coding Challenge - Computing Cats "Obscure" Quiz

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Structured Approach to programming Using Abstraction and Decomposition, develop a solution to a multi player quiz were the player with the most obscure answers wins! Using functions, dictionaries, lists, loops and conditions to create a team based quiz competition Useful mini project to develop a...