All lessons planned and taught at Fryent Primary School fall into one of the four areas of computing: online safety, core skills, digital creativity and coding.
Online safety – introducing children to the potential dangers that they could encounter online using age-appropriate language and educating them on ways they can keep themselves safe when using technology. Children are introduced to the idea of a “digital footprint” as well as the importance of a “trusted” adult both inside and outside of school.
Core skills – developing children’s digital literacy and allowing them to use, express themselves and develop their ideas through information and communication technology – at a level suitable for the future workplace and as active participants in a digital world.
Digital creativity – educating and providing children with the opportunity to create work that bridges the gap between traditional creative practices and their modern technologically facilitated counterparts from gaming, to graphic design and to music.
Coding – developing children’s computational thinking and ability to recognise and resolve problems that may occur when creating an algorithm. In turn, children’s resilience when confronted with challenges and problems are also built upon.
If you would like to see our computing curriculum in detail, please click HERE.
Below is a snippet of some of the excellent computing work produced across the school last term!