Developing beliefs and aspirations within a strong community.

Jesus said “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” 

Matthew 19:14

Believe, Belong, Achieve

How does Computing inspire pupils and develop their aspirations? How does Computing develop their individual beliefs and ideas? How does Computing develop the pupils individually and as part of a community? How does Computing enable the pupils to learn, understand and apply their knowledge?

Intent, Implementation and Impact

At Tolleshunt D’Arcy Primary Academy, we see Computing as an important part of the childrens future as it is an integral component of everyday life.  We want our children to be safe online and inspired by technology. Our children will be taught basic skills at age appropriate levels, from basic coding and online safety, progressing to making flat file databases, debugging programs and making web pages. 

Primary Computing in Tolleshunt D’arcy fosters a sense of curiosity, innovation and aspiration to children and parents. By following the National Centre for Computing Education’s scheme of work, teachers understand the progression of Computing as a subject. 

SubjectAutumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
Year 1/2 (A)Tech around usDigital paintingMoving a robotGrouping dataDigital writingProgramming animations
Year 1/2 (B)Information tech around usDigital photographyRobot algorithmsPictogramsMaking musicProgramming quizzer
Year 3/4 (A)Connecting computersStop frame animationSequencing soundsBranching databasesDesktop publishingEvents/actions in programs
Year 3/4 (B)The internetAudio productionRepetition in shapesData loggingPhoto editingRepetition in games
Year 5/6 (A)Sharing informationVideo ProductionSelection in physical computingFlat file databasesVector DrawingSelection in quizzes
Year 5/6 (B)Internet communicationWebpage creationVariables in gamesIntro to spreadsheetsDigital compositionSensors