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Computing

Intent

At Holy Family, we believe a high quality computing education ensures that children become digitally literate - able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through information and communication technology – at a level suitable for the future workplace and as active participants in a digital world. Computing is also cross-curricular, progressing children's learning in all areas of the curriculum.

 

 Implementation

  • Children are taught using ‘Kapow’ scheme of work.
  • Online safety is taught regularly at an age appropriate level.

KS1 children are taught to:

  • understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise instructions,

  • create and debug simple programs,
  • use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs
  • use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.

KS2 children are taught to:

  • design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals,
  • use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs
  • use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content.

 

 Impact

By the end of each key stage, pupils are expected to know, apply and understand the matters, skills and processes specified in their programme of study.

Computing in action...📸💻

2022-2023

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Computing in Action...📸💻

2021-2022

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