Computing - Curriculum Intent

At Woodley CofE Primary School, we aim to foster the following characteristics in our pupils during Computing lessons:

  • Competence in coding for a variety of practical and inventive purposes, including the application of ideas within other subjects. 
  • The ability to connect with others safely and respectfully, understanding the need to act within the law and with moral and ethical integrity. 
  • An understanding of the connected nature of devices. 
  • The ability to communicate ideas well by using applications and devices throughout the curriculum. 
  • The ability to collect, organise and manipulate data effectively. 

Expected Opportunities - National Curriculum

Computing - Threshold Concepts
C1 C2 C3 C4
To Code To Connect To Communicate To Collect
This concept involves developing an understanding of instructions, logic and sequences. This concept involves developing an understanding of how to safely connect with others. This concept involves using apps to communicate one’s ideas. This concept involves developing an understanding of databases and their uses.
Computing Curriculum Progression
Please take some time to look at the Knowledge and Skills that your child will be taught from YR - Y6 during Computing sessions.
Milestone 0 is for the 4 - 5 year old children in our Reception Classes (EYFS)
Milestone 1 is for the 5 - 7 year old children in Y1 & Y2 Classes (KS1)
Milestone 2 is for the 7 - 9 year old children in Y3 & Y4 Classes (LKS2)
Milestone 3 is for the 9 - 11 year old children in Y5 & Y6 Classes (UKS2)