We have interactive whiteboards and a sound field system in each classroom. The teaching of computing is supported by 30 wireless laptop computers, and a number of desktop computers and ipads that can be used in whole class or group teaching. Children learn computing skills and apply these across different curriculum areas to enhance and enrich their learning.
Purpose of Study (taken from The Primary National Curriculum in England 2014 Key Stages 1&2 Framework)
A high-quality computing education equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world. Computing has deep links with mathematics, science, and design and technology, and provides insights into both natural and artificial systems. The core of computing is computer science, in which pupils are taught the principles of information and computation, how digital systems work, and how to put this knowledge to use through programming. Building on this knowledge and understanding, pupils are equipped to use information technology to create programs, systems and a range of content. Computing also ensures that pupils 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.
The national curriculum for computing aims to ensure that all pupils:
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