The Computing Curriculum focuses on:   

  • Computer Science the principles of information and computation, how digital systems work and how to put this knowledge to use through programming

 Children should be taught to develop systematic approaches to ‘problem solving’ in technology.

What is the purpose of that algorithm?    Why is … not working?    How could you debug the problem?   What would happen if you changed…?   Can you explain why … works?

  • Information Technology the use of information technology to create programs, systems and a range of content, including using Microsoft Office documents

When would you use …?     How do you change…?    Can you list all the changes that you made?   What does the shortcut … do?

  • Digital Literacy the ability to use, and express and develop ideas through, information and communication technology, at a level suitable for the future workplace and as active participants in a digital world.

This should include how to stay safe in the digital world, using a variety of platforms safely and effectively.

What would you do if …?    Who would you tell if…?    How would you feel if…?