In Year 1, the pupils have been practising their skills when using the Ipads. They have been perseverant when learning new programmes.
In Year 2, the pupils have been learning how to use a keyboard to type.
In Year 3, the pupils have been working on developing their basic skills. They are able to save documents to their own folders. Pupils can also change the font type and size, as well as inserting borders around their work. They have been really perseverant when improving the speed and accuracy of their typing. In computing lessons, the pupils have been learning all about how devices work and thinking about how digital devices are all connected within our school.
In Year 4, the pupils have been learning about how information is passed through routers when using the internet.
In Year 5, the pupils have been learning about sharing information. They have learned about how systems work. The pupils have explored how a bicycle is an example of a system and everything connects together for the bike to work. The pupils also looked at Amazon warehouses and the systems involved from ordering to collection and then designed a teddy bear with an internal system.
In Year 6, the pupils have used and further developed their word-processing skills in Microsoft Word. In this piece of work, the children had to create an eye-catching layout using background graphics, borders, text boxes and fills. This work linked to their PSHCE unit – ‘Being me in my World’.
Useful Computing Websites
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/0/computing/ BBC Computing website
http://www.tnmoc.org/learn/support-parents The National Museum of Computing
www.naace.co.uk/ (National Association of Advisors for Computers in Education)
www.computingatschool.org.uk/ Computing at School
www.thinkuknow.co.uk National crime agency with a focus on online protection