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Computing at Grove Road

 

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

                                                     National Curriculum in England 2014

 

Key Questions:

  • How can we share data with other people around the world?

  • How does a computer know what to do?

  • Why isn’t this program working correctly?

  • What happens when I want to download something from the internet or send an email?

 

Essential Key Skills:

  • Analyse problems in computational terms, and have repeated practical experience of writing computer programs in order to solve such problems.

  • Evaluate and apply information technology, including new or unfamiliar technologies, analytically to solve problems.

  • All pupils are responsible, competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology.

 

Using and Applying English and Maths within Computing:

English – word processing skills, communication, speaking and listening, creating drama sequences, following a script, using instructions.

Writing – Writing set instructions that are chronological, using electronic devices (iPads) to share and annotate work, using the internet to research in preparation for written activities.

Maths – Using algorithms and sequences, drawing 2D and 3D shapes and models, spreadsheet calculations.

  • Grove Road Primary School,
  • Cromwell Road,
  • Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 3QQ
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