ICT

Information and Computer Technology

Aims

For pupils to have opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills to:

  • Promote independent use of technology in the home, school and community.
  • Communicate their thoughts feelings wants and needs with support from ICT when appropriate.
  • Express themselves creatively across all areas of the curriculum. 
  • Present information in a variety of formats learning transferable skills for their future life or employment.
  • Keep their personal information secure, recognise dangers to stay safe online.

 

Curriculum Intent

Explorers

Seekers 

For children to explore cause and effect in a variety of contexts allowing opportunities as children begin to display their capabilities.

Discoverers

For children to access to explore and engage safely with technology in the home. The school work in the community to support their independence skills in the World around them as well as recognising and supporting their developing interests.  Support them to stay safe online.

Enquirers

For children to access computers to present, store, send and receive information safely and securely.  Develop transferable skills to apply to different hardware and software.

To gain knowledge to identify dangers online, the skills to avoid them or deal with them independently or seek the appropriate help and support to stay safe, respectfully and kind online. 

Navigators

For children to access computers to present, store, send and receive information safely and securely.  Develop transferable skills to apply to different hardware and software.

To gain knowledge to identify dangers online, the skills to avoid them or deal with them independently or seek the appropriate help and support to stay safe, respectfully and kind online. 

Some pupils will continue to develop their skills and knowledge to access accreditation opportunities. 

Functional Skills ICT: Entry 1 through to Level 1 or Asdan Pupil Progress: Developing ICT skills in preparation for their further education next steps at Post 16.

 

 

 

Term

Cycle 3: Example of Subject Intent linked to Thematic Learning

Assessment

1

Wonderful World

Technology around us

Explorers, Seekers and Discovers

Bubble up of experiences – linked to level of engagement/ independence level

•      Class

•      School

•      Home

•      Community

Enquirers

  • Complete the ICT log on ICT ladder
  • Minimum of 1 piece of annotated work per half term with the skill performed and the level of independence.
  • (per number of lessons per week)

Navigators

  • Accreditation portfolio.

2

Treasure Seekers

Images and presentations linked to work produced by pupils

3

Home – Sweet - Home

E-safety linked to online technology in the home and at school

4

Roots – Shoots and Muddy Boots

Images and presentations linked to work produced by the children.

Capacity to record data and chart of growing plans.

5

BEE Happy

Technology in the home and around us.

6

Winning and Losing

Images and presentations linked to work produced by the children.

Capacity to record data and chart of growing plans

Cross-curricular Links

How does ICT support this?

STEAM

Science

Recording and measuring opportunities

(scales, software, timers, cameras, videos, observation tools, circuit resources)

Technology

Developing knowledge and skills of life relevant technology 

Engineering

Purple mash design tools to produce nets for vehicles

Programming B-Bots, STEAM Workshop on Lego robots.

Arts

Creative design

(art programs, music apps, game design – purple mash)

Maths

Recording and measuring (time, weight). Producing graphs purple mash, Excel spreadsheets.

English Skills

 

Teaching delivery using the interactive white boards

Typing skills

Copying written work to the computer for presentation and leaflets.

Phonics based Interactive whiteboard software in class.

Recordable devices to support planning for writing.

Audio books.

Headphones for stories.

Story board that for comic strip

Communication support software – CIP3

Maths Skills

Hardware for measuring

Dynamo Maths: Curriculum support using software.

Purple mash maths software to produce visual representations of data

Excel linked to accreditation and formulas

SMSC and British Values

Working with others, developing online respect,

Opportunities to be creative through art, music, animation, game creation etc..

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