The Primary Computing Scheme supports the teaching and the development of computing, building computer science capability and digital literacy for current and future learning.

The scheme is organised into four phases, Early Years, KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2, with termly learning themes from Years 1 to 6.

Including access to an extensive online bank of accompanying materials, the Primary Computing Scheme from Herts for Learning is kept up to date to reflect the use of the latest technologies and practices.

For further information about the Primary Computing Scheme, contact us on 01438 845111 or email

  • termly learning themes from KS1 to upper KS2
  • EYFS section including Area Link Cards
  • extensive assessment materials which follow Herts for Learning’s PA Plus assessment approach
  • examples of medium term plans
  • theme guides to provide deeper explanations and guidance to further simplify the learning objectives for KS1 and KS2
  • a bank of online supporting materials including software and activity guides, video guides and links to online resources for use in classroom activities
  • list of hardware/software examples to support each theme
  • progression papers for each strand of the computing curriculum, including Gifted and Talented provision
  • eSafety progression papers
  • computing skills that are expected at each key stage including Early Years; these are cross referenced with the Early Years Outcomes, national curriculum expectations and have guidelines about end of key stage expectations
  • skills audit tool for recognising staff strengths and needs and building on CPD

Subscription charges are as follows, with subscriptions running for a year from the date of purchase.

Number of pupils on roll Annual price (ex VAT)
1-99 £137
100-199 £167
200-499 £187
500+ £228

Schools that are subscribing to the Primary Computing Scheme for the first time can also request a three hour visit from a Herts for Learning adviser, which can include a 1 hour staff meeting. For schools where travel is not practical, we offer a shorter adviser session over video link. Please contact us for further information about the visit, details of pricing and available dates.

Schools can also ‘refer a friend’ for £20 cashback (the friend must be a completely new subscriber or not subscribed since version 3).

Access to this product is based on pupils on roll and all purchases will be checked to confirm pupils declared.  In the unfortunate case where the incorrect number of pupils are declared access to this product will be disabled and we will contact you for the additional payment to be made.

Exc. VAT