The turtle prize was created to encourage programming skills in KS3 by using computers to draw pictures.

It was created by CPD for Teachers, and sponsored by:

Competition rules are here.

Learning outcomes

Students will learn:

Lesson plans

Other Resources

All lesson plans and handouts can be downloaded as a zip here.

Required resources

Checking Python before the lesson

Start Idle, which comes with Python. A window will pop up called the shell. Type in this command and press enter:

from turtle import *

There should be no errors or visible result from this command.