Computing

Computing

 

 

 Computing

By the end of Year 1 your child should be able to:

E-safety

  • Keep their password private.
  • Know what personal information is.
  • Tell an adult when they see something unexpected or worrying online
  • Agree and follow sensible e-safety rules.

Programming

  • Give instructions to a friend and follow their instructions to move around.
  • Describe what happens when they press buttons on a robot.
  • Press the buttons in the correct order to make their robot do what they want.
  • Describe what actions they will need to do to make something happen and begin to use the word algorithm.
  • Begin to predict what will happen for a short sequence of instructions
  • Use the word debug when they correct mistakes when they program.

Handling Data

  • Talk about the different ways in which information can be shown.
  • Use technology to collect information, including photos, video and sound.
  • Sort different kinds of information and present it to others.
  • Add information to a pictograph and talk to you about what they have found out.

Multimedia

  • Be creative with different technology tools.
  • Use technology to create and present their ideas.
  • Use the keyboard or a word bank on a device to enter text.
  • Save information in a special place and retrieve it again.

Technology in our lives

  • Recognise the ways we use technology in our classroom.
  • Recognise ways that technology is used in their home and community.
  • Use links to websites to find information.                                                                                                                                  

By the end of Year 2 your child should be able to:

E-safety

  • Explain why I need to keep my password and personal information private.
  • Describe the things that happen online that they must tell an adult about.
  • Know that not everyone is who they say they are on the Internet.

Programming

  • Give instructions to a friend (using forward, backward and turn) and physically follow their instructions.
  • Tell you the order they need to do things to make something happen and talk about this as an algorithm.
  • Program a robot or software to do a particular task.
  • Look at a friend’s program and tell you what will happen.
  • Use programming software to make objects move.
  • Watch a program execute and spot where it goes wrong so that they can debug it.

Handling Data

  • Talk about the different ways they use technology to collect information, including a camera, microscope or sound recorder.
  • Make and save a chart or graph using the data they collect.
  • Talk about the data that is shown in their chart or graph.
  • Beginning to understand a branching database.
  • Tell you what kind of information they could use to help them investigate a question.

Multimedia

  • Use technology to organise and present their ideas in different ways.
  • Use the keyboard on a device to add, delete and space text for others to read.
  • Tell you about an online tool that will help them to share their ideas with other people.
  • Save and open files on the device they use.

Technology in our lives

  • Tell you why they use technology in the classroom and at home.
  • Identify benefits of using technology including finding information, creating and communicating.
  • Talk about the differences between the Internet and things in the physical world.

 

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