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Orchard Primary & Pre-School

"Small enough to care, Big enough to inspire"

Computing

Computing Curriculum Planning Overview

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Reception

Using technology to support understanding of the world

Using technology to support understanding of the world

Using technology to support understanding of the world

Using technology to support understanding of the world

BeeBots

Using technology to support understanding of the world

The importance of turning off devices

Using technology to support understanding of the world

PurpleMash

Year 1

Computer Skills

Click & double click with a mouse / switch on & shut down safely / locate and launch an application & manipulate windows / drag objects / iPads

Computer Skills

Click & double click with a mouse / switch on & shut down safely / locate and launch an application & manipulate windows / drag objects / iPads

Word Processing Skills

Type on a keyboard with two hands / undo redo / shift, space, enter / edit existing text using arrows, delete, backspace / create & name digital creative work / save files

Programming (Bee Bots)

Create instructions using pictures / understanding algorithms / programme a Beebot to move (sequence of moves) / debug a Beebot

Using and Applying

Edit existing text by formatting in different ways (highlight, font, size, colour) / paint / drag / insert pictures / move, resize, minimise programmes

 

Programming (Scratch)

Understanding algorithms / open app & start new project / add characters & backgrounds / use blocks for movement in different directions / create short sets of sequenced instructions

Year 2

Understanding algorithms, how to de-bug, code and predict behaviour of simple programmes – focus on problem solving.

Continuous – computer ‘skills’ e.g. logging in / typing, using a mouse, etc

Use technologies to support my learning e.g. incorporate BeeBots for turns / rotations and apply algorithms with ScratchJr Story Map

Internet Safety / Using technology responsibly – following on from SCARF block ‘Keeping Myself Safe’

 

Using technology to research - Where has our food come from? What is Fair Trade?

Focus: Navigating the internet, using the search bar, searching for specific websites

Focus on the Microsoft package: Word – to support our Literacy – punctuating how we would edit a hand written write up e.g. capital letters, short cuts, full stops, speech marks etc

Focus on the Microsoft package: Word – to support our Literacy – how can we use the tools to edit our work

Year 3

Research the Stone Age using computers / Learnpads

 

Researching Volcanoes

Using technology safely

 

 

 

Year 4

Online Safety – how to keep myself and others safe online

Coding

Research animals who live in the rainforest and create a fact file

Use technology to support my learning. Plan and record a debate about being a Prime Minister

Online Safety – how to use search engines safely

Creation of a water safety poster

Year 5

Using the Internet and Internet Safety (ongoing)

CEOP and ThinkuKnow

Presentation using ICT (PPT)

 

 

Data Retrieval / Research (Kiddle)

Algorithms and Programming (Espresso Starter Unit)

Communicating using ICT-email

Using the Internet; E Safety (building on A1)

Algorithms and Programming (Coding- Unit 5a)

 

Using the Internet - Research (Kiddle)

Presentation; using ICT (Publisher)

 

 

 

Databases

Algorithms and Programming(Coding- Unit 5b) ;

Presentation; using ICT (Excel)

 

 

Data Retrieval / Research (Kiddle)

Building on presenting data using ICT (PPT, Publisher and Excel)

Communicating - email

Year 6

Cyberbullying and keeping safe online

Scratch–making games

Spreadsheets

Using and choosing websites

Filming Skills

Word processing and presentation skills using ICT

Year 3

Autumn 2

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