Computing in taught throughout school on a weekly basis using a range of different approaches.
In EYFS children have access to a range of information communication technologies throughout the day in their continuous provision. For example, there are desktop computers, remote control programmable toys and iPads to enhance the children’s curriculum.
In KS1 and KS2, children have access to desktop computers and laptops throughout the day across all lessons. In addition to which, learning is enhanced through the use of iPads and iPods.
Skill Progression in a Mixed Age Class
At St. Saviour’s we have adapted the recommended Lancashire computing plans to create our own personalised two year rolling curriculum. The long term plan for our school outlines the units taught to ensure clear skill progression across the year groups, building on the children’s existing knowledge and understanding. Both computing skills and Online Safety are taught discretely throughout the units as well as across our broader curriculum.
Help at Home
We strongly value the partnership between home and school learning, finding that children are incredibly proud to show staff in school the work they have produced at home. Here are some websites which can help extend your child’s learning at home…
British Values and SMSC
In school we work hard to develop the children’s understanding of the fundamental British values. This is promoted through:
Please click the image below to find out more about how we promote SMSC through our computing curriculum…
We have a wealth of resources to use in school to promote children’s understanding and computing development.
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