Information Technology

Computing Yearly Overview (1)

 

Focus Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6
AUTUMN        1

Programming

 

WE ARE TREASURE HUNTERS

Using programmable toys

WE ARE ASTRONAUTS

Programming on screen

 

WE ARE PROGRAMMERS

Programming an animation

 

WE ARE SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS

Developing a simple educational game

WE ARE GAME DEVELOPERS

Developing an interactive game

 

WE ARE APP PLANNERS

Making a text-based adventure game

 

AUTUMN         2

Computational thinking

 

WE ARE TV CHEFS 

Filming the steps of a recipe

WE ARE GAMES TESTERS

Exploring how computer games work

 

WE ARE BUG FIXERS

Finding and correcting bugs in programs

 

WE ARE TOY DESIGNERS

Prototyping an interactive toy

 

WE ARE CRYPTOGRAPHERS

Cracking codes

 

WE ARE PROJECT MANAGERS

Mastering algorithms for searching, sorting and mathematics

SPRING

     1

Creativity

 

WE ARE PAINTERS

Illustrating an e-book

WE ARE PHOTOGRAPHERS

Taking, selecting and editing digital images.

WE ARE PRESENTERS

Videoing performances

 

WE ARE MUSICIANS

Producing digital music

 

WE ARE ARTISTS

Fusing geometry and art

 

WE ARE MARKET RESEARCHERS

Creating a short television advert

 

SPRING

    2

Computer networks

 

WE ARE COLLECTORS

Finding images using the web

WE ARE RESEARCHERS

Researching a topic

 

WE ARE NETWORK ENGINEERS

Making and sharing a short screencast and presentation

WE ARE HTML EDITORS

Editing and writing HTML

 

WE ARE WEB DEVELOPERS

Creating a web page about cyber safety

WE ARE INTERFACE DESIGNERS

Exploring computer networks including the internet

SUMMER         1

Communication /Collaboration

 

WE ARE STORY TELLERS

Producing a talking book

WE ARE DETECTIVES Communicating clues

 

WE ARE COMMUNICATORS

Communicating safely on the internet

WE ARE CO-AUTHORS

Producing a wiki

 

WE ARE BLOGGERS

Sharing experiences and opinions

WE ARE APP DEVELOPERS

Using media and mapping to document a trip

SUMMER        2 Productivity Creating a card electronically

WE ARE ZOOLOGISTS

Recording bug hunt data on screen

WE ARE OPINION POLLSTERS

Collecting and analysing data

WE ARE METEOROLOGISTS

Presenting the weather

WE ARE ARCHITECTS

Creating a virtual space

WE ARE MARKETERS

Creating a year book