Knowledge of Computing is now essential in today’s Primary Schools. Children throughout the school have access to computers from Reception class to Year 6. Computing is taught both through the curriculum areas and as a subject in its own right.
What is Computing?
Computing is the new ICT and can be divided into 3 areas: Computer Science, Information Technology and Digital Literacy (which includes internet safety). We have then categorised the aims for the new computing curriculum as identified in the Programme of study issued by the Department for Education into these three areas, detailed below.