St Pius X Catholic Primary School

'Restore all things in Christ'

01229 828406

admin@st-piusx.cumbria.sch.uk

Schneider Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 4AA

Computing

Subject Leader - Mrs J Crellin

Overview

At St. Pius X Catholic Primary, we want the children to be masters of technology and not slaves to it.  Technology is everywhere and will play a pivotal part in every child’s life.  We want to model and educate our children on how to use technology positively, responsibly and safely.  We want our children to be creative, and our evolving curriculum embraces computer science, information technology and digital literacy.  We recognise that our curriculum has to be balanced with the opportunity for children to apply their knowledge creatively and to support them to become skilful computer scientists.

 

We encourage staff to try and embed computing across the whole curriculum to make learning creative and accessible. We want our pupils to be fluent with a range of tools to best express their understanding and hope by Upper Key Stage 2, children have the independence and confidence to choose the best tool to fulfil the task and challenge set by teachers.

Aims

We want all the children at St. Pius X to enjoy and value the computing curriculum we deliver.  We want learners to discuss, reflect and appreciate the impact computing has on their learning, development and well-being.  The impact of the curriculum will be celebrated through their published work and shared tools like Showbie and Class Dojo. Progress of the computing curriculum will be demonstrated through outcomes and the record of coverage in the process of achieving these outcomes.

 

Long-term Plan

Assessment

At the end of each term, staff will assess each computing topic area against assessment statements directly onto ScholarPack.