Pupils will explore the three areas of the computing curriculum:
ONLINE SAFETY - evaluating digital content, using technology safely, respectfully and responsibly and identifying a range of ways to report concerns.
USING AND UNDERSTANDING TECHNOLOGY - Learning how computers work and how to use technology to create, manipulate and retrieve digital content.
PROGRAMMING - design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals.
HOW DOES COMPUTING LINK TO OUR SCHOOL VISION?
Pupils develop and consolidate skills learnt in computing lessons. They learn to work collaboratively, build resilience and develop the skills which empower them to thrive in the 21st century digital world. – Let the rooms be full of contentment.
Pupils have opportunities to support each other and act safely with courtesy and wisdom whilst online – Love of one another, love of mankind
Pupils understand the opportunities for themselves in wider society and globally – Love of mankind, love of life itself
LINKS TO CHRISTIAN AND BRITISH VALUES
Computing allows children to develop respect and tolerance in exploring and appreciating other opinions and cultures via the internet. Collaborative learning provides opportunities to express democratic principles, innovative thinking and problem-solving.