Computing

Key Stage 1

Our topic for this half term is ‘We are astronauts’ and we will be programming bee bots and objects on screen. For the second part of the Autumn term our topic is ‘We are TV presenters’ and we will be learning to film each other.

Key Stage 2

Year 3 and 4’s -Our topic is ‘We are computer programmers’ and we will be creating games using Scratch sensing. For the second half of this term our topic is ‘We are opinion pollsters’ and we will be learning about databases.

Year 5 and 6’s -Our topic is ‘We are animators’ and we will be creating a cell animation. For the second half of this term our topic is ‘We are computer programmers’ and we will be controlling output devices.

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.