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                         Computing at Cotmanhay

At Cotmanhay Infant and Nursery School online safety is at the heart of the Computing curriculum.

We aim to provide a high-quality computing education which equips pupils to use ‘computational thinking’ and creativity to understand the importance and place for computing in the world in which we all live. We also hope to ensure that pupils become digitally literate; that they are able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through Information, Communication, Technology.

Computing is as a practical subject, in which invention and resourcefulness are encouraged.

 

In the Early Years, children have discrete lessons to support the Understanding the World Technology strand and to build confidence and computing ability; as well as using technology alongside the other areas from the Developmental Matters. 

 

In Key Stage One, each class has regular computing lessons to practice their computing skills and are given lots of cross curriculum learning opportunities to develop their skills further.

Each class has a range of computing equipment to aid learning and complement teaching styles, such as Interactive Whiteboards, PCs, Ipads, Bee bots, talking tins and remote technology.

 

 

If you wish to find out more about your child's learning progresses throughout school in this subject, please click on the link to the skills grid. 

 

Enrichment opportunities

 

Many opportunities are offered in school to enrich learning in computing some of these include:

Computing opportunities

Computing opportunities 1 Using the ipad to take photos of ourselves
Computing opportunities 2 Logging on to Purple Mash in year one
Computing opportunities 3 Creating PowerPoints in year 2
Computing opportunities 4 Toys that are switched on in Nursery Bears
Computing opportunities 5 Using Ipads to take photos
Computing opportunities 6 Capturing light at Cotmanhay woods
Computing opportunities 7 What makes a good photograph?
Computing opportunities 8 What mysterious creature lives here?
Computing opportunities 9 Pumpkin picking at Bluebells farm and photo taking
Computing opportunities 10 Using technology in science

Dinosaurific Find

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Online safety workshops with Traci Good.

Online safety workshops with Traci Good. 1 What do we enjoy doing online?
Online safety workshops with Traci Good. 2 Learning through stories with familiar characters
Online safety workshops with Traci Good. 3 Who do we go to if we are worried?
Online safety workshops with Traci Good. 4 Think of your trusted adult.
Online safety workshops with Traci Good. 5 Time to design bunting for out class.
Online safety workshops with Traci Good. 6
Online safety workshops with Traci Good. 7
Online safety workshops with Traci Good. 8 Making bunting-what do we do online?
Online safety workshops with Traci Good. 9
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