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Computing

Why is Computing important?

Through Computing, we not only learn to use technology purposefully and effectively, but become aware of the underlying processes involved, helping us to understand how best to apply skills safely and ethically. Learning about control systems and robots increases awareness of many of the operating systems we use to manage our everyday lives.

The internet helps us to rapidly access ideas and experiences from a wide range of individuals, communities, countries and cultures. In Computing, we develop essential skills for life in a digital age, learning to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

 

When is Computing taught?

Computing is taught primarily linked to thematic units. The Whole School Overview below maps out which thematic units feature this subject. Whereas these example Long-Term Plan's for each year group clearly shows the objectives covered:

Pathfinders Computing Overview (Y1 and Y2)

Adventurers Computing Overview (Y3 and Y4)

Navigators Computing Overview (Y5 and Y6)

 

How is Computing taught?

Computing is taught through a combination of subject knowledge and development of specific skills and competencies. Learning takes place mainly inside the classroom.

 

What do we learn about in Computing ?

We learn about: Programming, Networking, Sequencing, Multimedia and Data Handling to name a few. 

Whole School Overview
Whole School Overview