Computing

 

 

We follow the recommended English programme of study from the Department of Education.

Click here for a link to the full programme.

 

Computing is made up of 3 subjects:

  1. Digital Literacy 
    (word-processing, presenting, analysing data and media)
  2. Information Technology
    (searching, e-safety and  networking)
  3. Computer Science
    (understanding algorithms and programming)

 

Listed below are some of our favourite computing websites:

  • BBC bitesize
    Great for explanations, videos and games on the three key subjects. 
    Good explanation about algorithms

  • SCRATCH from MIT
    This a link to the MIT website where you can look at lother peoples SCRATCH programmes and have a go at making your own.

  • LightBot
    Fun site using simple commands to make a robot move round a screen