This lesson allows pupils to create sub programs in Python.  This lesson 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 the answers to all the programming challenges.


Please note:  This lesson does assume the pupils are confident with using basic programming constructs of sequence, selection (if statements) and iteration (while and for loops) and have previously used the randint function.


Duration: 1 lesson


This lesson teaches pupils about:

  • Sub programs
  • Passing variable to a sub program
  • Returning variables from a sub program to the main program
  • Local and global variables

11 Sub Programs

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