At Hartford Manor, we recognise that technology is everywhere and that it will likely play a pivotal role in our pupils' lives. Therefore, we aim to prepare our learners for their future by giving them opportunities to gain knowledge and develop skills that will equip them to positively, responsibly and safely participate within an ever changing digital world.
Computing at Hartford Manor is taught predominantly following the Purple Mash scheme of work from 2Simple which meets National Curriculum requirements. Our aim is to provide a high-quality computing education which focuses on a progression of skills in digital literacy, computer science, information technology and online safety. These strands are revisited repeatedly through a range of themes during pupil's time in school to ensure that learning is embedded and skills are successfully developed.
- Children will understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including logic, algorithms and data representation.
- Children will be able to evaluate and apply information technology, including new or unfamiliar technologies, analytically to solve problems.
- Pupils will be equipped to use information technology to create programs, systems and a range of content.
- We aim to ensure that children are responsible, competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology.
- Children will become independent and skilful users of digital technology and will be outward looking and forward thinking in this technological age.
- To equip all learners with the experiences and skills of computing that they will use in a rapidly changing technological world and to engage children through enriched multi-media learning experiences.
- We aim to ensure that teachers develop confidence and competence to use digital technology in the effective teaching of their subject.
- Children will become digitally literate. They will be able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through, information and communication technology, at a level suitable for future workplace and as active participants in a digital world.