Computing

Key Stage 1

Our topic for this half term is ‘We are painters’ and we will be illustrating an eBook. For the second part of the Spring term our topic is ‘We are Computer Programmers’ and we will be coding algorithms and debugging.

Key Stage 2

Year 3 and 4’s -Our topic is ‘We are artists’ and we will be fusing geometry and art. For the second half of this term our topic is ‘We are animators’ and we will be creating a stop frame animation.

Year 5 and 6’s -Our topic is ‘We are film makers’ and we will be creating a film report. For the second half of this term our topic is ‘We are game designers and we will be creating an adventure game.

Our other focus is to learn to use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly.

Use of technology

All children in school will have access to ‘Purple Mash’ , ‘Numbots’ and ‘TT rockstars’ and will learn to use this software independently. They will also have their own log in for use at home. In school they will develop their skills using a variety of programs and apps on tablets and they will become familiar using laptops.