Essential characteristics of Computing
•Competence in coding for a variety of practical and inventive purposes, including the application of ideas within other subjects.
•The ability to connect with others safely and respectfully, understanding the need to act within the law and with moral and ethical integrity. The children follow a specific programme of study for e-safety.
•An understanding of the connected nature of devices.
•The ability to communicate ideas well by using applications and devices throughout the curriculum.
•The ability to collect, organise and manipulate data effectively.
The school has a bank of laptops and ipads which are used to teach specific computing skills and encourage the children to become as proficient as possible in computer usage. The computers in school are also used by the children to support the rest of the curriculum.