At Archdeacon Cambridge’s CE Primary School, we use the National Curriculum as the starting point for all of our teaching in Computing. Working with guidance from the CAS and our local authority advisor, the Computing skills progression for each year group was developed by the school teaching staff, allowing us to create links between subjects and inspiring our children to learn.
Our aim in teaching Computing is to develop children’s ability to use and create, using IT as a tool across all areas of their lives. We hope that this will allow them to become informed consumers and provide them with the basic skills to become developers.
We teach a broad and balanced curriculum, varying between teaching discrete IT lessons for key IT skills and cross-curricular lessons to emphasis the use of IT as a tool. Our Digital Citizenship curriculum and work with the local authority online safety consultant encourages children to become responsible IT users and has strong links to our PSHE curriculum.
Please see the curriculum overviews in the Year Groups section of the website to learn more about how Computing fits into the cross curricular learning at our school.