Our high-quality computing curriculum equips children to apply and further develop their computing knowledge and skills creatively as they undertake practical projects through a range of topics. Our computing has curriculum has links with mathematics, science and design and technology. Children are taught Computer Science; learning the principles of information technology and computation, how digital systems work and how to put their knowledge to use when programming. Children are equipped to use information technology to create programs, systems and a range of content. Our computing curriculum also ensures that our children are digitally literate; able to use technology, express themselves and develop their ideas using ICT as participants in the digital world and in the future workplace.
Children across the school learn about online safety through our Computing and PSHE curriculums. We also look for opportunities to reiterate key safety messages regularly when using technology in the daily life of the school.
We provide updated information to provide support for parents and carers to support their children to learn about how to keep safe online and to help children to know what they can do if they feel unsafe or worried. Mr Sahed (our computing lead) plans and leads a parent's E-Safety workshop. Our designated safeguarding leads (Mrs Gallagher and Ms Hussey) are able to offer individual advice to parents regarding any safeguarding concerns that they have. Parents and carers can also use the links on our safeguarding page to find out more about what children might be doing online and to seek practical advice on the steps you can as