Computing at Lordsgate
At Lordsgate, our aim is to make children into independent, confident and successful learners within the context of a broad and balanced curriculum. To ensure we meet this aim we develop children in three key areas; quality of education, behaviours and attitudes and personal development. .
Staff and members of our community use the KIDS acronym to remember and refer to these three areas. This stands for 'KNOWLEDGE, INDEPENDENCE and DIVERSE SOCIETY.
With regards computing, the school aims are to:
At Lordsgate, we aim to advance our learner's skills, knowledge and understanding in the 3 areas of the computing curriculum. In their simplest terms, these 3 areas are:
Above is the skills, knowledge and understanding document for computing, which outlines how we aim to progress our children's learning during their time at Lordsgate.
Here is an overview of the computing curriculum by year group. Below the long term map, is a breakdown of how many units each year group do across the 3 areas of the computing curriculum.
Within the long term plan is a list of programmes and software that will be used to deliver learning in each unit.