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Building relationships with God and each other,
working hard in faith and hope to give our best in all things.

Computing Curriculum Map

Computing Curriculum Map

Computing does not run on a 2-Year Cycle due to the nature of the skills progression.

 

Theme Key:

Coding and Computation thinking

Spreadsheets

Internet and Email including Online Safety

Art and Design

Music

Databases and Graphing

Writing and Presenting

Communication and Networks

 

Any additional weeks will be used for updating online safety and any challenge work.

Core Coding and online safety units are taught in the Autumn Term every year and Spreadsheets/Databases/Writing and Presenting in the Spring Term except for Year 6 where these are the opposite way round to give additional SATS preparation time.  Summer Term topics are more creative computing.

                                 

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

EYFS

Purple Mash and Mini Mash EYFS Scheme of Work should be completed this term, this equates to 2 sessions a week although some sessions cover several objectives:

C&L: Listening and Attention

KUW: People and Communities

Literacy: Writing

PSHE: Self Confidence and Self-Awareness

C&L: Being Imaginative

Purple Mash and Mini Mash EYFS Scheme of Work should be completed this term, this equates to 2 sessions a week although some sessions cover several objectives:

C&L: Understanding

KUW: Technology

Literacy: Reading

Maths: Number

EA&D: Exploring and Using Media

Purple Mash and Mini Mash EYFS Scheme of Work should be completed this term, this equates to 2 sessions a week although some sessions cover several objectives:

C&L: Speaking

KUW: The World

Maths: Shape, Space and Measures

PSHE: Making Relationships

Physical: Health and Self Care

Year 1

Unit 1:1 Online Safety and Exploring Purple Mash

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: Avatar creator, paint projects, writing templates, 2Count, 2Explore.

Unit 1:2 Grouping and Sorting

Length: 2 weeks

Program Used: 2Quiz

Unit 1:3 Pictograms

Length: 3 weeks

Program Used: 2Connect, 2 Count

Unit 1:4 Lego Builders

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: Paint Projects, Writing Templates, 2Quiz

Unit 1:5 Maze Explorers

Length : 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2GO (Coding)

Unit 1:6 Animated Story Book

Length: 5 Weeks

Program Used: 2Create a Story

Unit 1:7 Coding

Length: 6 Weeks

Program Used: 2Code

Unit 1:8 Spreadsheets

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Calculate

Unit 1:9 Technology Outside School

Length: 2 Weeks

Program Used: Writing Template

Year 2

 

Unit 2:1 Coding

Length: 5 Weeks

Program Used: 2Code

Unit 2:2 Online Safety

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: Writing Templates, Display Boards, 2Respond (Email)

 

 

Unit 2:3 Spreadsheets

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: 2Calculate

Unit 2:4 Questioning

Length: 5 Weeks

Program Used: 2Question (Binary Databases) 2Calculate (Spreadsheet) 2Investigate (Database)

Unit 2:5 Effective Searching

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Quiz, Writing Template

Unit 2:6 Creating Pictures

Length: 5 Weeks

Program Used: 2Paint A Picture, Writing Templates

Unit 2:7 Making Music

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Sequence (Music)

Unit 2:8 Presenting Ideas

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: 2Connect (Mind Map), 2Create a Story (ebook), 2Quiz, Writing Template

 

Year 3

Unit 3.1 Coding

Length: 6 Weeks

Program Used: 2Code

Unit 3.2 Online Safety

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Connect (Mind Map), 2 Publish Plus, Displayboards

 

 

 

Unit 3.3 Spreadsheets

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Calculate

Unit 3.4 Touch Typing

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: 2Type

Unit 3.5 Email

Length: 6 Weeks

Program Used: 2Email, 2Connect, 2DIY

Unit 3:6 Branching Databases

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: 2Question

Unit 3:7 Simulations

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Simulate, 2Publish

Unit 3.8 Graphing

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Graph

Year 4

Unit 4.1 Coding

Length: 6 Weeks

Program Used: 2Code

Unit 4.2 Online Safety

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: 2Connect (Mind Map), 2Publish Plus, Displayboards

 

 

Unit 4.3 Spreadsheets

Length: 6 Weeks

Program Used: 2Calculate

Unit 4.4 Writing for Different Audiences

Length: 5 Weeks

Program Used: 2Email, 2Connect, 2DIY

 

Unit 4.5 Logo

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: Logo

Unit 4.6 Animation

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Animate

Unit 3.7 Effective Searching

Length: 3 weeks

Program Used: Browser

Unit 3.8 Hardware Investigators

Length: 2 Weeks

Program Used: 2Quiz, 2Connect (Mind Map), Writing Template

 

Year 5

Unit 5.1 Coding

Length: 6 weeks

Program Used: 2Code

Unit 5.2 Online Safety

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Publish Plus, Writing Templates, Displayboards, 2Connect (Mind Map)

 

 

Unit 5.3 Spreadsheets

Length: 6 weeks

Program Used: 2Calculate

Unit 5.4 Databases

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: 2Investigate (database), Avatar Creator

 

Unit 5.5 Game Creator

Length: 5 Weeks

Program Used: 2DIY 3D, Writing Templates, 2Blog (Blogging)

Unit 5.6 3D Modelling

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: 2Design and Make, Writing Templates

Unit 5.7 Concept Maps

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: 2Connect (Mind Map)

 

Year 6

Unit 6.3 Spreadsheets

Length: 5 Weeks

Program Used: 2Calculate

Unit 6.4 Blogging

Length: 5 Weeks

Program Used: 2Blog (Blogging)

 

 

 

Unit 6.1 Coding

Length: 6 Weeks

Program Used: 2Code

Unit 6.2 Online Safety

Length: 2 Weeks

Program Used: 2DIY 3D, 2DIY, 2Code, 2Blog (Blogging)

 

(Units swapped due to length to allow for additional SATS preparation).

Unit 6.5 Text Adventures

Length: 5 Weeks

Program Used: 2Code, 2Connect (Mind Map), Writing Template

Unit 6.6 Networks

Length: 3 Weeks

Program Used: 2Connect (Mind Map), Writing Templates

Unit 6.7 Quizzing

Length: 6 Weeks

Program Used: 2DIY, 2Quiz, Text Toolkit, 2Investigate (database)

(Additional Unit for after SATS).

Unit 6.8 Understanding Binary

Length: 4 Weeks

Program Used: 2Connect (Mind Map), 2Question (Binary Databases), Writing Templates, 2Code

 

 

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