Computing: Lower Key Stage 2

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Making use of great, freely available software, Kapow Primary's lessons develop pupils’ knowledge across five areas: Digital Literacy and Online Safety, Computational Thinking and Computers and Hardware.

Year 3

Networks and the internet

Networks and how devices communicate

Emailing

With attachments and cyberbullying

Programming: Scratch

Programming apps

Journey inside a computer

Inputs/outputs and purpose

Digital literacy

Developing filming and editing video skills through the storyboarding and creation of book trailers.

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Top trumps databases

Understanding and using databases

NEW! Online safety Y3

Learning about online safety: ‘fake news’, privacy settings, ways to deal with upsetting online content, protecting our personal information on social media

ARCHIVED UNIT! Networks

THIS IS AN ARCHIVED UNIT THAT HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH THE ‘NETWORKS AND THE INTERNET’ UNIT. IT WILL BE RETIRED AT THE END OF THE YEAR

Year 4

NEW! Online safety Y4

Learning how to navigate the internet in an informed, safe and respectful way

NEW! Further coding with Scratch

Using variables in coding

Investigating weather

Researching and storing data and green screen video

Website design

Website creation and Google Sites.

HTML

Editing the HTML and CSS of a web page to change the layout of a website and the text and images

Collaborative learning

Google Docs, Slides, Form and Sheet

Computational thinking

Plugged and unplugged activities to develop the four areas of computational thinking

ARCHIVED UNIT! The internet

THIS IS AN ARCHIVED UNIT THAT HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH THE ‘NETWORKS AND THE INTERNET’ UNIT IN Y3. IT WILL BE REMOVED AT THE END OF THE YEAR, BUT REMAINS HERE IN CASE YOU HAVE ALREADY PLANNED AROUND IT

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