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Subject Intent for Computing

At the Annunciation Catholic Infant School Computing has become integral to our school day supporting the teaching and learning experiences across the curriculum, from playing phonics games on the IWB, programming and controlling a floor robot or completing research on the different seasonal changes around the world. We aim for our pupils to be confident and independent in their computing skills and use these to support and extend their learning thus becoming ready and able to embrace the technological advances of the future. Our school has a wealth of computing technology including iPads, microphones and a variety of floor robots which supports and enriches the curriculum. In key stage one, pupils have one dedicated Computing lesson a week and also have the opportunity to attend a ‘Computing Club’. Online safety even for our very young pupils is vital and is taught across the school using our school online safely rules which are displayed in every classroom.

Online Learning Resources

Purple Mash is an award winning website from 2simple.
Using Purple Mash children can enhance their Computing
skills in a cross curricular way at School and Home. Purple
Mash is used in a variety of ways at the school including
creating a picture, graph, newsletter, reading stories,
coding, playing educational games and much more.


PDF icon   Computing Policy

PDF icon Computing progression of skills, knowledge and vocabulary

PDF icon   Computing Booklet for Parents

PDF icon   Online Safety Advice for Parents

PDF icon   Online Safety Policy (Next Review January 2020)