Computing

Intent: 

‘A high-quality computing education equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world.’ 

Computing programme of Study, DfE, 2013 

 The school will: 

Computer Science 

  • Develop confidence in coding on a range of devices 
  • Develop understanding of technology and how it is constantly evolving and updating 

 Digital Literacy 

  • Enable a safe, respectful computing environment and demonstrate appropriate computing behaviours 
  • Expose children to a range of digital resources and devices 

 Information Technology 

  • Develop ICT as a cross-curricular tool for learning 
  • Promote learning through the development of computational thinking 
  • Allow children to understand and appreciate the modern world 

 Digital Well-being / E-Safety 

  • Take responsibility for own computing behaviours
  • Demonstrate respect for other digital users and computing laws
  • Identify safe computing behaviours
  • Provide opportunities for pupils of all backgrounds to achieve in computing

 In the Early Years Foundation Stage, the pupils will develop their computing skills through a wide range of creative activities/experiences that cover the prime and specific areas of learning and development and build on the skills they are bringing with them at the start of their learning journey.

We believe that e-Safety awareness and safe practice are of vital importance. As such, they are firmly embedded in all areas of our Scheme of Work.

Click on the link below for the National Curriculum Computing programmes of study (Key Stages 1 and 2).

National Curriculum Programmes of Study

Parent/Carer E-Safety presentation from Lourdes IT.

Please click on the following Icons to take you to some of the useful sites we use in school:

Please see information on safely using “You Tube” for parents from National Online Safety:

#WakeUpWednesday

Other useful guides from National OnLine Safety:

National OnLine Safety Tips for Children Nov 2019

NOS May Guide – “Discord”
Fortnite Chapter 2 Guide for Adults