Computing Policy 2020

Progression of skills in Computing

Intent Statement
Our principle aim is to ensure every child in school has access to a high quality computing education, which aspires them to achieve high standards. We aim for our learners to use technology independently,
safely, respectfully and know how to make sensible choices online.
We strive to achieve this aim by:
➢ ICT to be presented as a creative and fascinating process in which
children are encouraged to use their own initiative, imagination,
reasoning and investigative skills;
➢ Children appreciate the relevance of IT and computing in our
society and that they see it as an essential tool for learning,
communication, finding information and for controlling and
understanding their environment;
➢ Children receive equal opportunity to develop their computing
capability, being planned for in line with its status as a core
National Curriculum subject;
➢ Differentiation is planned for in each area of the computing
curriculum so that children achieve to the best of their ability;
➢ Children learn to work individually and collaboratively;
➢ Promoting the health and safety of the pupils of this school with
regards to using ICT and safe internet access.
➢ To respond effectively to new developments in technology
➢ To ensure pupils are equipped with the skills, confidence and
capability to use computing throughout their life.
➢ Providing opportunities to use technology in a variety of curricular