Computing: EYFS (Reception)

Units of lessons and teacher guidance to develop pupils' computing skills in Reception

Updated Statutory framework for EYFS 2021

Kapow Primary’s EYFS (Reception) scheme has been updated to reflect the 2021 updated Statutory framework.

Read about what the removal of the Technology strand from the EYFS framework means for computing here.

Kapow primary EYFS (Reception) computing units

EYFS Curriculum overview

Download the updated EYFS Curriculum overview here.

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EYFS units

Computing systems and networks 1: Using a computer

Learning about the main parts of a computer and how to use the keyboard and mouse. Logging in and out

Programming 1: All about instructions

The children learn to receive and give instructions and understand the importance of precise instructions

Computing systems and networks 2: Exploring hardware

Tinkering and exploring with different computer hardware and learning to operate a camera

Programming 2: Programming Bee-Bots

Children learn about directions, experiment with programming a Bee-bot/Blue-bot and tinker with hardware

Data handling: Introduction to data

Children sort and categorise data and are introduced to branching databases and pictograms

EYFS Teacher guidance for computing

Supporting a child-led project using technology