This term both Year 5 classes have been learning about the Ancient
Key Stage 1 (5-6 year-olds)
Children will be learning what algorithms are, which will not always involve computers. When explained as “a set of instructions” teachers may illustrate the idea using recipes, or by breaking down the steps of children’s morning routines. But they will also be creating and debugging simple programs of their own, developing logical reasoning skills and taking their first steps in using devices to “create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content”.
Key Stage 2 (7-11 year-olds)
Slightly older primary-school children will be creating and debugging more complicated programs with specific goals and getting to grips with concepts including variables and “sequence, selection, and repetition in programs”. They will still be developing their logical reasoning skills and learning to use websites and other internet services. And there will be more practice at using devices for collecting, analysing and presenting back data and information.
Computing Teaching Staff
Computing Curriculum Overview
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Year 3s have started using LEGO WeDo 2.0 robotics sets for the
Class 8 have been learning about India for the last couple of
This week the Year 6’s have been exploring film making by looking