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KEY STAGE 1 - COMPUTING             CO-ORDINATOR: D Hird 

 

  Year 1 Year 2
 

Computer Safety/Internet safety is ongoing throughout each half term

 

Autumn 1

Computer Skills / Mouse Control / Keyboard

Algorithms - BeeBot: FD, BK, 

2Simple Software:- 2Create a Story

  • Talk about the use of ICT in and out of school
  • Use ICT to capture and share information
  • Describe techniques and follow instructions for the safe use of ICT 
  • Recognise that many everyday devices respond to signals and instructions
  • Make choices using everyday devices 

Computer Skills/ Mouse Control/ Keyboard 

Word Processing - Microsoft Word

 Interactive games

  • Use ICT to generate, amend and record work 
  • Use editing and formatting techniques to improve the quality and presentation of their work 
  • Use ICT to sort, organise and  share ideas in different forms including texts and images 
  • Use ICT to save work 
Autumn 2 

Algorithms - BeeBot : LT, RT, FD, BK, 

2Simple Software:- 2Create a Super Story 

Saving own work 

Magic Forest

  • Investigate imaginary and virtual worlds and explore options 
  • Create simple programs by planning and giving instructions to control devices and describe the effects 
  • Understand that work can be saved 
  • Use ICT to work with text, sound and images to help share ideas 

 

Word Processing:- Microsoft Word

Paint:- Creating pictures for a purpose using different tools

Recognising use of ICT beyond school

  • Find and use information to answer questions following straight forward lines of inquiry
  • Use ICT to generate amend and record work 
  • Use ICT to save, amend and retrieve work  
  • Recognise and describe the use of ICT beyond school 
  • Use ICT communication skills to share and exchange their ideas with others following strategies for staying safe  
Spring 1

Word Processing

Coding - Espresso

2Simple Software:- 2publish 

  • Understand what algorithms are 
  • Plan algorithms for performing a specific task which produces a specific outcome 
  • Use ICT to save work 
  • Use ICT to present findings 
  • Show information exists in different forms 
  • Understand that work can be retrieved 

 Word Processing:- Microsoft Word

Algorithms - BlueBots:- LT, RT, FD, BK, 

Creating / Debugging programs

Finding information

  • Collect, record and organise data to answer questions and present findings 
  • Find and make judgement about the usefulness of information following straight forward lines of inquiry 
  • Use ICT to communicate findings using different forms including text, table and graphs 
  • Create and debug simple programs using unambiguous and precise instructions to control devices and achieve specific outcomes  
  • Understand angles as a measure of turn and use this to plan instructions to control 
Spring 2

 Word Processing

Algorithms - BeeBot: LT, RT, FD, BK, 

Magic Forest 

  • Use ICT to explore what happens in real and imaginary situations 
  • Understand that work can be edited and formatted to improve its presentation 
  • Use and describe simple editing and formatting techniques to develop their work 
  • Navigate on- screen resources to explore and locate information 

 Word Processing:- Microsoft Word

Algorithms - BlueBots:- LT, RT, FD, BK. 90, 180, 275, 360 degrees and Tactile Reader

Creating / Debugging programs

Epic Citadel

  • Save, amend and retrieve work 
  • Use editing and formatting techniques to improve the quality and presentation of their work
  • Show understanding that algorithms are implemented as programs on digital devices to produce a desired outcome
  • Plan and implement algorithms as simple programs on digital devices   
  • Use ICT based models or simulations to help find things out and answer questions 
  • Makes appropriate choices when using ICT based models or simulations to help find things out and solve problems 
Summer 1 

Word Processing

2Simple Software:- 2Graph (Pictographs, Bar charts)

Coding - Espresso

  • Show that they know information exists in different forms 
  • Use ICT to save work 
  • Use ICT to present findings 
  • Generate, amend and record work 

Word Processing:- Microsoft Word

Searching for information

Coding:- Espresso

Creating / Interpreting graphs

  •  Use ICT to sort, organise and share ideas in different forms including text, images and sound
  • Use ICT to communicate findings using different forms including text, tables and graphs 
  • Plan and implement algorithms as simple programs on digital devices 
  • Make appropriate choices when using ICT based models or simulations to help find things out and solve problems 
Summer 2        

Word Processing

2SimpleSoftware:- 2Create a Super Story 

  • Make choices using everyday devices 
  • Use on-screen information to answer questions 
  • Use editing and formatting techniques to improve the quality and presentation of their work 
  • Use ICT to sort and share ideas in different forms including text, images and sound 

Work will continue throughout the year to reinforce concepts taught at these particular times.