Overview of Computing Content

Computer Science and Information Technology

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Reception

Exploring Computer science: Remote control cars, , torches, beebots, , interactive touch screen- prowise interactive games and resources, disabled remote controls and mobile phones in the home corner/ role play

Talk times- keeping safe online with an adult, websites- cbeebies, top marks, phonics play,

Recording self:  microphones, talking tins, walkie talkie mobiles

Capturing work:ipads, cameras, printing from computer program

Year 1

CS

Beebots-

Introduction to algorithms

IT

Fact files-

Introduction to Word

 CS

Green Screen-

Using photos and apps to present information

 CS

App smashing-

Using apps to create artwork

IT/CS

Computational thinking-

Using IT for pattern recognition

CS

Lego Wedo-

Introduction to Lego programming

algorithms and debugging

Year 2

CS

Lego WeDo -

Developing our Lego programming

skills

IT

Word

Building our word processing skills.

CS

iMovie-

Creating short video toy reviews

CS

Green Screen-

 

CS

Scratch-

Creating a game

Whack-a-mole

IT

 Building our presenting skills - exploring PowerPoint

 

Year 3

CS

Scratch-

Programming a dialogue between two sprites

 

IT

PowerPoint -

Creating presentations about the Stone Age

IT

Excel-

An introduction to spreadsheets

CS

Scratch-

Creating a maze

CS

Green Screen-

Science link to Light and Dark

Now you see me, now you don’t.

Exploring the visual effects with the Green Screen

IT

Databases-

Introduction to databases

Year 4

IT

Apple Pages-

Fake news - presenting images and text using an alternative to Word

CS

Scratch-

Creating a quiz about capital cities

IT

Databases

(unplugged)

IT

Keynote/PowerPoint

-Creating a presentation-

How to be a Roman soldier

CS

Scratch-

Adapting our quizzes.

(links to Science)

Creating a Habitats quiz

 

CS

Green Screen-

Jumanji Theme

Year 5

CS

Scratch-

Creating a Turing Test

IT

Blogging-

Using Seesaw to create a class blog

CS

iMovie-

Using iMovie as a platform for presenting facts and information about ‘Mountains, Rivers and Lakes’

 

CS

Green Screen-

Time travelling; Presenting information about the Mayans

(images and videos)

CS/IT

Garage Band-

Creating our no.1 hits

CS/IT

Garage Band-

Creating our no.1 hits

Year 6

CS/IT

App smashing-

Manipulating and presenting images

CS

Scratch-

Creating a quiz with levels

 

 

CS

Crumble-

Physical programming

CS

MIndstorms-

Mastering Lego programming

 

 

 

Online Safety and Digital Literacy

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Developing online safety guidelines

Social and emotional well being and developing resilience

Responsible internet use

Keeping information safe

Digital citizenship

Playing games and having fun

Year 1

We are Year 1 rule writers.

Creating rules that help us to stay safe online

We are kind and thoughtful.

Understanding the impact of our behaviour on others

We are responsible internet and device users.

Remembering to take time out from technology

We are information protectors.

Understanding what is meant by personal information

We are good digital citizens.

Finding out what it means to be a good digital citizen

We are responsible gamers.

Learning how to stay safe when playing games online

Year 2

We are Year 2 rule writers.

Reviewing and editing our online safety guidelines

We are not online bullies.

Creating a strong message against bullying online

We are safe searchers.

Learning how to use search engines safely

We are code masters.

Generating strong passwords and keeping them safe

We are online behaviour experts.

Solving online safety problems

We are game raters.

Understanding and applying the PEGI rating system for games

Year 3

We are Year 3 rule writers.

Reviewing and editing our online safety rules

We are digital friends.

Developing an awareness of online bullying

We are internet detectives.

Assessing the trustworthiness of a website

We are aware of our digital footprint.

Understanding the digital trails we leave behind.

We are netiquette experts.

Practising good netiquette

We are avatar creators.

Who do we really know online?

Year 4

We are Year 4 rule writers.

Reviewing and editing our online safety rules

We are standing up to peer pressure.

Dealing positively with peer pressure

We are aware that our online content lasts forever.

Getting the message: pre- and post-internet

We are online risk managers.

Understanding risk and prevention of information loss

We are respectful of digital rights and responsibilities.

Understanding and respecting the digital rights and responsibilities

 

We are careful when talking to virtual friends.

Virtual friendship vs real friendship; who can we trust?

Year 5

We are Year 5 rule writers.

Reviewing and editing our online safety rules

We are responsible for our online actions.

Understanding the impact of our online behaviour

We are content evaluators.

Understanding advertising and endorsements online

We are protecting our online reputation.

Developing strategies to protect our future selves.

We are respectful of copyright.

Understanding and applying copyright laws

We are game changers.

Understanding how games developers make money

Year 6

We are online safety ambassadors.

Reviewing and editing our online safety rules

 

We will not share inappropriate images.

Inappropriate use of the internet-nude selfies

We are safe social networkers.

Understanding that internet safety skills must always be switched on

We are respectful of others.

Respecting the personal information and privacy of others

We are online safety problem solvers.

Using our skills to resolve unfamiliar situations

We are safe gaming experts.

Creating and delivering advice on safe online gaming

 

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