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Computing

"The only skills that will be important in the 21st century is the skill of learning new skills.  Everything else will become obsolete over time." 

Peter Drucker

Why do we teach Computing?
  • Preparation for the future

We want to prepare our pupils for today's world and the future.  It is a key skill required in their future workplace and to be active participants in a digital world.

  • To build knowledge and skills

We want to provide a framework of computing knowledge and skills: The core principles of information and computation, how digital systems work and how to utilise this knowledge through programming.

  • To develop problem-solving skills

We want to teach our children analytical and problem-solving skills in computational terms: It allows pupils to solve problems, design systems, and understand the power and limits of human and machine intelligence. 

  • To foster digital Literacy 

We want our children to become digitally literate: enabling children to use technology, to express themselves and develop their ideas through information and communication technology, teaching children to be responsible digital users and to understand how to keep themselves safe online.

What do we teach?

Click on the link below to see the curriculum overview for Computing.