This lesson teaches pupils about generating and using random values including floating point, integers and strings in Python. It is suitable for KS3 computing and GCSE 9-1 computer science pupils.


It includes an attractive dyslexia friendly PowerPoint presentation that includes differentiated lesson objectives, a video to teach key skills and lots of 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 basic programming constructs of sequence, selection (if statements) and iteration (while and for loops).


Duration: 1 lesson


This lesson teaches pupils about:

  • Importing the random module
  • random.random()
  • random.randint()
  • random.randrange()
  • random.choice()

06 Random Values

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