Computing

Woodchurch Computing Mission Statement

Computing has become part of the way we all work and entertain ourselves. Here at Woodchurch C of E Primary we are equipping the children with the skills they will need in a world of rapidly-changing technology and are able to use that technology safely and securely not only in computing but across the whole curriculum.

National curriculum for computing and our progress of skills within each milestone aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • * Are confident in using code and can understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including logic, algorithms and data representation
  • * When coding, pupils can analyse problems in computational terms, and have repeated practical experience of writing computer programs in order to solve such problems
  • * Effectively communicate and can evaluate and apply information technology, including new or unfamiliar technologies, analytically to solve problems
  • * Able to connect with others responsibly and are competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology

Facilities

The school has a purpose built IT suite with up-to-date software which allows the children to access all areas of the curriculum. We also have numerous laptops and portable devices which allow the children to continue their learning in the classroom. Each class is also fitted with an Interactive Whiteboard which the teachers use to enhance their lesson delivery. The school also owns other devices such as Micro-bits, microphones, robotics and the latest green screen technology.

The school also enjoys the support of MGL (Mersey Grid Limited) who help us to deliver a purposeful curriculum. MGL have provided with us with a scheme of work and we also benefit from fortnightly visits from a member of the curriculum team who delivers computing lessons and provides the staff support to help them develop their skills. We also have access to specialist equipment such as robotics, virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing and various subscription websites.

Purple Mash long Term Scheme of Work


Internet Safety