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Computing

The Curriculum Intent for Computing can be summarised in these ways:

  • A learner-centred teaching approach. Use of DRICE to ensure learners deepen thinking, learning is role modelled appropriately, pupils are challenged and engaged.
  • Using the Building Learning Power approach, our pupils will work collaboratively throughout the curriculum, persevere with new learning, revise previous learning and question to deepen learning. 
  • Lessons which equip children to become digitally literate in order to participate in the rapidly changing world where work and leisure are increasingly transformed by technology.
  • The SMART online safety rules are taught and revisited throughout the school year to ensure children are are of how to keep themselves safe and be a respectful member of the online community.
  • Coverage includes spreadsheets, internet and email, art and design, music, databases and graphing, writing and presentation, communications and networks and particular emphasis on coding and computational thinking.
  • We use the Purple Mash programs to support our teaching and learning.

 Our Computing subject leader is Mrs Jenny King. 

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