Computing

Intent

  • To inspire and enthuse our children about an ever-changing digital world
  • To develop our children’s digital literacy, computer science and information technology knowledge and skills for future life
  • To enable our children to access and use technology safely and respectfully
  • To develop our children’s confidence to speak out if something online does not feel right
  • To develop sharp, alert, secure, kind and brave children when working online
  • To develop children’s awareness to their digital footprint
  • To embed the school and British values within the computing curriculum
  • To develop our children as critical thinkers
  • To demonstrate the positives of using technology to expand our own learning
  • To develop cross-curriculum links

Implementation

  • Computing days are held once every term to enable children to fully immerse in the skills they are being taught
  • Technology is used across the curriculum to allow children to continue developing their computing skills
  • Online safety is taught every computing day
  • We use Google’s Internet Legends pillars for online safety; sharp, alert, secure, kind and brave
  • Skills progression are used to ensure the children develop their knowledge and skills in a progressive way
  • Digital Leaders are trained by the Computing Lead to encourage a love of computing
  • Learning to Learn behaviours are threaded through the curriculum
  • Online Learning platforms are promoted throughout the school to encourage learning at home

 

Impact

  • Development of life-long learners who are equipped for a technological world
  • Development of children’s knowledge in online safety, information technology and computer science
  • Children are able to transfer their computing skills across the curriculum

Our School Computing Curriculum Overview

Our Computing Curriculum