We believe we can achieve
At Kings Rise, we believe that a high-quality computing education equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world.
Computing has deep links with mathematics, science, and design and technology, and provides insights into both natural and artificial systems.
The core of computing is computer science, in which pupils are taught the principles of information and computation, how digital systems work, and how to put this knowledge to use through programming.
Computing also ensures that pupils become digitally literate – able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through, information and communication technology – at a level suitable for the future workplace and as active participants in a digital world.
Pupils engage in lessons taught by Kings Rise staff as well as specialist teachers in order to fully develop their computing skills in line with the following curriculum targets:
The national curriculum for computing aims to ensure that all pupils:
In both Nursery and Reception, pupils will be given opportunities to work with a range of technologies to develop their skills across the foundation stage curriculum. They will use programmable toys, use computer based software for a variety of purposes and will ultimately, develop confidence with using technology.
In Key Stage 1, pupils will be taught to:
In Key Stage 2, pupils will be taught to: