Computing

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Computers

Year 1

  • Recognise common uses of information technology in the home and school environment.

Year 2

  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school.

Year 3

  • Recognise familiar forms of input and output devices and how they are used.

  • Make efficient use of familiar forms of input and output devices.

Year 4

  • Use other input devices such as cameras or sensors.

Computers

Using Computers

Year 1

  • Use technology purposefully to create digital content.

Year 2

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.

  • Use technology purposefully to create digital content comparing the benefits of different programs.

Year 3

  • With support, select and use a variety of software to accomplish goals.

Year 4

  • With support, select and use a variety of software on a range of digital devices.

  • With support, select, use and combine a variety of software on a range of digital devices to accomplish given goals.

Year 5

  • Independently select and use appropriate software for a task.

  • Independently select, use and combine a variety of software to design and create content for a given audience.

Year 6

  • Independently select, use and combine a variety of software to design and create content for a given audience, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information.

  • Design and create a range of programs, systems and content for a given audience.

  • Independently select, use and combine a variety of software to collect, analyse, evaluate and present data.

Using Computers

E-Safety

Year 1

  • Understand where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.

Year 2

  • Use technology safely and keep personal information private.

Year 3

  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private.

  • Use technology safely and recognise acceptable and unacceptable behaviour.

Year 4

  • Use technology responsibly and understand that communication online may be seen by others.

  • Understand where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on internet or other online technologies.

Year 5

  • Understand the need to only select age appropriate content.

Year 6

  • Use technology respectfully and responsibly.

  • Identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact in and out of school.

  • Be discerning when evaluating digital content.

E-Safety

Coding

Year 1

  • Predict the behaviour of simple programs.

  • Understand what algorithms are and how they are implemented on digital devices.

Year 2

  • Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs.

  • Create simple programs.

  • Debug simple programs by using logical reasoning to predict the actions instructed by the code.

  • Understand that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions.

Year 3

  • Design, write and debug programs that control or simulate virtual events.

  • Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work.

Year 4

  • Decompose programs into smaller parts.

  • Use logical reasoning to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs.

  • Select, use and combine a variety of software, systems and content that accomplish given goals.

Year 5

  • Design, input and test an increasingly complex set of instructions to a program or device.

  • Design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems.

  • Design, write and test simple programs that follow a sequence of instructions or allow a set of instructions to be repeated.

  • Design, write and test simple programs with opportunities for selection where a particular result will happen based on actions or situations controlled by the user.

  • Use logical reasoning to explain how increasingly complex algorithms work to ensure a program’s efficiency.

Year 6

  • Include use of sequences, selections and repetition with the hardware used to explore real world systems.

  • Solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts.

  • Create programs which use variables.

  • Use variables, sequence, selection and repetition in programs.

  • Use logical reasoning to explain how increasingly complex algorithms work and detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs efficiently.

Coding

Networks

Year 3

  • Understand that computer networks enable the sharing of data and information.

  • Understand that the internet is a large network of computers and that information can be shared between computers.

Year 4

  • Understand what servers are and how they provide services to a network.

Year 5

  • Begin to use internet services to share and transfer data to a third party.

Year 6

  • Understand how computer networks enable computers to communicate and collaborate.

  • Begin to use internet services within their own creations to share and transfer data to a third party.

Networks

Net Searching

Year 3

  • Use simple search technologies and recognise that some sources are more reliable than others.

Year 4

  • Understand how results are selected and ranked by search engines.

Year 5

  • Use filters in search technologies effectively and appreciate how results are selected and ranked.

Year 6

  • Use filters in search technologies effectively and be discerning when evaluating digital content.

Net Searching