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Computing

Curriculum – 2 year cycle INTENT

 

Cycle 1

Computing content NC

Cycle 2

Computing content NC

Hedgehogs

Reception 2create a story (BC), busy bodies (BC), boats ahoy (BC), summer fun (BC)

Year 1 pictograms (PM), animated stories (PM), coding (PM), 

Hedgehogs

Cycle 2 to be reviewed and edited in summer 2023 for all classes

 

Minimash, 2design and make, 2Beat, 2paint a picture, 2create a story, introduction to tech at home

Otters

Year 3 curriculum

Coding (PM), online photographs (TC)

Stop motion animation (TC), programming (TC)

Branching simulations (TC), creating music (TC)

Otters

Year 4 curriculum

Online safety (PM), animation (PM)

Spreadsheets (PM), writing for different audiences (PM)

Hardware investigators, coding (PM)

Badgers

Year 5 curriculum

Coding (PM), concept maps (PM), 

Spreadsheets, programming (TC)

3D modelling (PM), website design (TC)

Badgers

Year 6 curriculum

Coding (PM), online safety (PM)

Spreadsheets (PM), text adventurers 

blogging

TC = teach computing            PM = purple mash              BC = barefoot computing

EYFS – Development Matters*

3-4 

PSED - Remember rules without an adult needing to remind them

PD - match their developing physical skills to tasks and activities within the setting

UtW - explore how things work

Reception

PSED - show resilience and perseverance in the face of a challenge

  • Know and talk about the different factors that support their overall health and wellbeing (screen time limits)

PD - develop their small motor skills so that they can use a range of tools competently, safely and confidently

EAaD - explore, use and refine a variety of artistic effects to express their ideas and feelings

 

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