Computing Intent Document

This document shows the Core Knowledge, Wider Knowledge and Skills each year group cover.

Core knowledge is the key knowledge that builds year upon year to build strong computing development. The wider knowledge builds our children’s cultural capital and understanding of the world and the skills allow children to develop transferable skills to apply across different contexts alongside their newly acquired knowledge.

Computing Policy

Please read our computing policy for more information about what computing looks like at Saint Patrick’s.

Computing Progression Document

Please read our computing progression document which demonstrates how children on prior knowledge from previous years to acquire new knowledge in computing. An updated version with the new EYFS curriculum is in progress.

What you can do to develop computing at home

  • Ruddington and West Bridgford Library have a free coding club during term time.
  • The hour of code website gives your children skills they can use in their coding lessons in school:
  • Follow our school Twitter – our Twitter showcases our children’s work and demonstrates how when used safely social media can be a valuable resource

Websites you may like to visit

Special computing events in school

Computing is extremely important to ensure our children are digitally competent and prepared for life in the real world but it also has some safeguarding implications. We have a strong curriculum of e-safety in school and if you’d like more information about how to ensure E-safety at home please visit our Online Safety Page.