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North Cadbury Church of England Primary School

‘To be the best we can be’

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North Cadbury Church of England Primary School

‘To be the best we can be’

IT & Computing Skills

 

Computing

 

 

 

What does this look like at North Cadbury Primary School?

 

We developed our whole-school computing scheme of work in collaboration with the e-Learning and Information Management (eLIM) Service.  It is based on the Somerset Model for Primary Computing with five areas of learning:

How do we plan for progress in computing?

 

Our computing scheme of work was designed in collaboration with the SSE eLearning and Information Management Services, and the planning is in accordance with their 'I Can' statements which are both used to assess progress against, but also to inform planning to ensure progress.  

 

How do we promote e-safety?

 

ActiveBytes provides discrete units of e-safety learning in computing lessons, but we also embed e-safety across the curriculum with half-termly assemblies, certificates of achievement, routine use of the Project Evolve resources and regular communication with the school community on current issues that may affect our learners. The ActiveBytes 'I Can' statements for e-safety for each year group are below.

 

 

As a key part of our Relationships and Health Education (RHE) offer and to ensure our pupils can thrive within the connected world which they are a part of, we embed the objectives from Education for a Connected World (which is a framework to equip children and young people for a digital life) across the curriculum wherever possible. It is also embedded into the ActiveBytes offering.

Further e-Safety Advice

 

We involve parents and carers by:

  • sharing resources, news activities and events via social media, newsletters, handouts and email;
  • organising and inviting parents to online safety sessions, using external visitors.

 

The e-Safety advice (which is updated regularly) and news can be found on this page of your website: LINK

List Of Computing Resources

 

We ensure that children are exposed to a variety of different technologies to reflect the diversity they will experience in later life and education, embedding it into daily practice where possible:

 

Microbits

Raspberry Pi

Lego WeDo

Kindle Fire HD 7 (used mainly in UKS2)

Apple iPads (used mainly in KS1)

Chromebooks (used mainly in LKS2)

Digital cameras and video cameras

 

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