Curriculum

Computing

‘A high-quality computing education equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world.’

(Visit National Curriculum – Computing)

Our topics for Computing in each half term are outlined below and fulfill the national curriculum requirements during each two year cycle. For greater detail of our topic plans and downloadable copies, please follow this link to our Curriculum Page.

Topic Themes Y1-Y6

Year 1&2

Cycle A

2019/2020

  1. Key Skills
  2. Coding
  3. The Internet
  4. Music & Pictures
  5. Presentation
  6. Coding

 Year 1&2

Cycle B

2020/2021

  1. Key skills
  2. Data
  3. Email
  4. Animation
  5. Coding
  6. Technology Outside

Year 3&4

Cycle A

2019/2020

  1. The Cloud – Office365
  2. Presenting Data
  3. Hardware & Development
  4. Algorithms
  5. Algorithms
  6. Databases

Year 3&4

Cycle B

2020/2021

  1. The Cloud – Office365
  2. Book Publishing
  3. Networks & Web
  4. Scratch3 Coding
  5. Scratch3 Coding
  6. Stop Frame Animation

Year 5&6

Cycle A

2019/2020

  1. Internet & Communication
  2. Data Retrieval & Presentation
  3. History & Famous People
  4. Algorithms & Programs
  5. Algorithms & Programs
  6. Spreadsheets

Year 5&6

Cycle B

2020/2021

  1. Internet & Communication
  2. Book Publishing
  3. Data Protection & Encryption
  4. Algorithms and Programs
  5. Algorithms and Programs
  6. Making Movies & Music
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