Congratulations to Aberlady’s Prizewinning Animators!


Congratulations to Pat Strang and last year’s P5/6 class at Aberlady Primary! The two animations below won both the national first prize and the runner up prize for group projects in their age group.

Prizewinners attended The Animation12 Festival and Inspirational Computer Science Day during the holidays to receive their awards.

All the class’s competition entries can be viewed here:

Aberlady’s Prizewinning Animations

Official Manchester University “Animation12” Winners List

The animations can be viewed on-line, details below.

National Age Group Winners for Key Stage 2 Group Category

National Age Group Runners-Up for Key Stage 2 Group Category

Please get in touch if anyone’s interested in seeing the “behind the scenes” learning involved in this, or finding out more about Scratch. Developed by MIT (, it’s ideal for developing “computational thinking”, a logical, structured approach which is increasingly seen as important across the curriculum. And it’s hugely engaging!