'Everyone should know how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think' - Steve Jobs
Computing & ICT underpin modern life and the 21st Century economy.
Children need to build a vital confidence, knowledge and understanding of the way technologies work - and how internet-connected systems can be employed - in order to adapt flexibly to rapid change over the coming years.
The National Curriculum's Computing content is used as a starting point for devising our curriculum - yet these lengthy objectives are broken down into manageable, sequenced chunks for children over the six year groups, that widen the scope and reach of the subject to reflect its ever-growing importance in our world.
The map of objectives is framed into three broad strands: Computer Science, Information Technology and Digital Literacy.
Our bespoke framework provides children with a broad, balanced set of learning experiences. With strategic choices made by the school in terms of hardware and software, a multitude of high-quality, easy-to-access learning experiences are made available for staff and students.
Progression through the framework is based on key knowledge-based objectives being re-visited and expanded upon, allowing children to build solid foundations in their long-term understanding of Computing.