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Computing

Computing curriculum 

 

 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

On-going Objectives

Using a computer

To be familiar with PC, mouse, keyboard

Using a computer

To be confident with PC, mouse, keyboard,

type 13wpm

Using a computer

To be confident with PC, open Word doc, save/retrieve work, select font size

type 17wpm

Using a computer

To be confident with PC, open appropriate program, save/retrieve work, use different font/colour for task

type 20 wpm

Using a computer

To the use extended tools within Microsoft programmes to enhance work, include shapes, sound & images appropriate to task

Using a computer

To the use extended tools within Microsoft programmes to enhance work, include shapes, sound & images appropriate to task

Program

2Type

2Type

Word/2Type

Word/2Type

Power Point/Publisher

Power Point/Publisher

On-going

Objectives

Using the Internet Teacher led using hyperlinks during whole class teaching.

Chn to explore online games (ict games/maths passport)

Using the Internet

Enter text into a search engine

Use hyperlinks to navigate around a given site linked to topic work

Using the Internet

Collect and gather information around a given topic

Copy, paste and edit info used in conjunction with creating a poster in Publisher

Using the Internet

Use a search engine to gather images, sound and videos import them into a given presentation

Using the Internet

Use a search engine to gather images, sound and videos understand how to modify searches as they may not always be accurate

Understand copyright

Using the Internet

To modify searches for accuracy

Talk about validity and plausibility of information by checking other sources

Program

Internet

Internet

Internet

Internet

Internet

Internet

Autumn Term

Programming and Control

Bee Bots- Fward, Bward directional vocab, follow a route

Programming and Control

Bee Bots-Navigate around a course  Include written instructions F3, R5 etc.

Programming and Control

Pro Bots- Basic Movements

Programming and Control

Pro Bots- Drawing shapes

Turtle Academy focus on how a computer thinks to follow instructions

Programming and Control

Understand that software relies on codes to run and that a range of different coding languages exist.

Lego Competition

Programming and Control

Use a range of visual programing software to plan and design more complex software (for example a multi-level game)

G&T- Code Academy

Program

Bee Bots-CLC

2Go

Bee Bots-CLC

2Go

Pro Bots- CLC

2Go

Pro Bots- CLC

MS Logo- Purple Mash

 

Lego NXT- CLC

Scratch

 

Creating and Publishing

Add text to photographs and sound.

Creating and Publishing

Add word art text to images and sound, change the layout of slides.

Creating and Publishing

To be able to use columns and boarder in Word doc- News Article/Leaflet  linked to topic

Transitions between slides in Photo Story

Creating and Publishing

Work together to create a website based on a topic, area of interest or event which incorporates hyperlinks, images and embedded media/documents. Power Point

Creating and Publishing

Use an alternative presentation tool to create a presentation linking into a topic, area of interest or event. Continue to create websites based on topics, area of interest or events, increasing the complexity of these sites.

Creating and Publishing

Create a non-linear presentation. Create a web based application for a smart phone or tablet with consideration for the audience- containing information about a topic, trip, the school or to support work in other areas of the curriculum.

 

2 Publish

2 Publish

2 Publish

Literacy Frames

2 Publish Extra

Literacy Frames

Power Point

Power Point/Word

2 Create an App

Spring Term

Digital Media

To record a rhythm/music

Digital Media

To record a video – Camera

?on screen music software

Record sounds independently

Digital Media

Create a video from still images.

Independently make a video

Digital Media

To edit video ?

Create an animation- Kar2ouche - Egyptians

Digital Media

Create and plan a film trailer

Create music from pre recorder samples

Pixlr photo editing creating Poster. To know the difference between image and vector drawing.

Digital Media

Record and edit music ready for broadcast.

Create stop motion animations inc video and audio.

Pixlr photo editing creating poster- Increase number of layers, effects and accuracy.

Program

2 Sequence

2 Sequence

2 Animate

Kar2ouche

Audacity – Soundtrack

2 Animate

Purple Mash Cam

Audacity – Sounds

2 Animate

Pixlr Photo

 

 

Using Data

Use ICT to sort objects into groups according to a give criteria, or criteria which the child identifies themselves.

Begin to use technology to create graphs and pictograms.

Using Data

Begin to create their own branching database using ICT, identifying objects using yes or no questions.

Using Data

Create graphs from pre-made databases, and enter their own data into a database and generate graphs using these.  Use other software to present these findings as appropriate.

Using Data

Excel Spreadsheets- Activities 1-5 Link below

Using Data

Excel Spreadsheets- Activities 6-10 Link below

Using Data

Excel Spreadsheets- Activities linked to graphing/maths

Program

2Investigate

2Graph

2Investigate

Excel

Excel

Excel

Summer

Term

Communicating and Collaborating

Contribute ideas to a class email and together respond to messages- this can be to real life of ‘fictitious’ characters.

Communicating and Collaborating

Contribute ideas to a class email and together respond to messages- this can be to real life of ‘fictitious’ characters.

To know messages can be sent,  letters, telephone, email, text, instant messaging etc.

Communicating and Collaborating

To use online tools like Drop Box to collectively store info- Log Details for Seaburn Accounts needed.

Communicating and Collaborating

Understand how e-mails work, and send e-mails between people within the LEA domain- VLE accounts

Share and use information stored in Drop Box

Communicating and Collaborating

Continue to use e-mail to e-mail within school and to e-mail work completed in and out of school to their teachers and peers

Upload files to an online area e.g.  video, photo story, sounds, images to Drop Box

Communicating and Collaborating

Respond to e-mails sent from outside the school domain using their e-mail account. (e-safety paramount)

Program

2Email- Fairy Tales

2Email – Fairy Tales

Drop Box

Drop Box

Email/Drop Box/VLE

Email/VLE

 

Modelling and Simulations

Use an art package or drag and drop software to create a representation of a real or a fantasy situation.

Modelling and Simulations

Enter information into a basic computer simulation and explore the effects of changing the variables in simulations and discuss the benefits of using these simulations.

Modelling and Simulations

Continue to explore simulations as appropriate and as link with other curriculum areas

Make and test predictions

Modelling and Simulations

Continue to explore simulations as appropriate and as link with other curriculum areas.

To use software to represent 3D objects or items.

Modelling and Simulations

To be more complex simulations, exploring the effect of changing variables and recording the results.

Use software to create models of 3D objects, landscapes or items.

Modelling and Simulations

Use a range of more complex simulations, exploring the link to ‘real life’ and the impact of changing variables.  Link the work exploring simulations to creating their own basic simulations in excel.

Use software to create models of 3D objects, landscapes or items to scale-

Program

2Paint

2DIY 3D

Kodu

2DIY 3D

Kodu

2DIY 3D

Scratch

2 Design

Scratch

2Design

G&T- Sketch Up

 

 

 


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