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Purpose of the Curriculum:

(What will a high quality Computing education do for our children?)

 

  • Equip pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world
  • Equip pupils to use information technology to create programs, systems and a range of content
  • Become digitally literate – able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through, information and communication technology
  • Ensure children are at level suitable for the future workplace and are active participants in a rapidly changing digital world

 

Aim of the Curriculum:

By the end of their time at St Mary & St Margaret’s CE Primary, all pupils should be able to:

 

  • Understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including abstraction, logic, algorithms and data representation
  • Analyse problems in computational terms, and have repeated practical experience of writing computer programs in order to solve such problems
  • Evaluate and apply information technology, including new or unfamiliar technologies, analytically to solve problems
  • Be responsible, competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology.
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