computing

Computing

The computing curriculum at Jolesfield is much more than working on computers. The vision is to improve learning outcomes through the cross-curricular application of ICT, by embedding it into lesson planning and promoting ICT as a tool for engaging the children and enriching their learning. Carefully designed and delivered lessons will prepare the students for success in a global environment of information and technology.

We aim to provide children with the skills and attributes to access and use information technology throughout their lives, showing awareness and understanding of the wider issues of E-safety and the ramifications of their digital footprint.

Facilities and Equipment

Alongside the planned computing curriculum, children will have access to a range of digital equipment including cameras, and Chromebooks. Programmable devices such as Beebots are included as part of Maths, Science and Geography related tasks. The use of interactive whiteboards is standard throughout the school.

Online Safety

The school has a strict Online Safety policy to protect all those who access the internet whilst on the school site and teaches children to remain safe within other environments outside the school when using technology.

Curriculum

Year 1Year 2Year 3
Technology Around UsIT Around UsConnecting Computers
Year 4Year 5Year 6
The InternetSharing InformationCommunication
Year 1Year 2Year 3

Digital Painting

Digital Writing 

Digital Photography

Making Music

Animation

Desktop Publishing

Year 4Year 5Year 6

Audio Editing 

Desktop Publishing 

Sharing InformationCommunication
Year 1Year 2Year 3
Grouping DataPictogramsBranching Databases
Year 4Year 5Year 6
Data LoggingFlat File DatabasesSpreadsheets
Year 1Year 2Year 3

Moving a Robot

Introduction to Animation 

Robot Algorithms

An Introduction to Quizzes

Sequence in Music

Events and Actions

Year 4Year 5Year 6

Repeating in Shapes 

Repetition in Games 

Selection in Physical Computing 

Selection is Quizzes 

Variables in Games 

Sensing

  • Computing Progression of Skills and Knowledge
  • Computing Curriculum Overview
  • Online Safety Policy
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