We see the computing curriculum as an exciting opportunity to prepare children for the future. The programs which we teach children today - will not be the programs of the future, however using these programs to develop confidence with ICT, understanding and appreciation of how programs are made along with a love of technology will prepare our children well for an unknows digital world!
We have many resources in school to develop children's computing and digital literacy skills. Currently, we utilise:
Our curriculum is detailed within each of the Medium Term Plans located on the class pages for each year group, and with the entire year group coverage detailed below. Each year group focuses upon the common computing and ICT themes of:
We see E-Safety as a central focus of all ICT and Computing learning. E-Safety learning is built in to all topics as well as the school hosting regular E-Safety focus weeks and parent events.
The National Curriculum for Computing and our year group curriculum maps are detailed below, however Computing is only part of the curriculum for ICT and our maps show what we teach above and beyond the national expectations.