Curriculum >> Key Stage 1 >> ICT
Computing in Key Stage 1 will be an exciting
journey for the children. They will acquire the basic skills in Computer
Science and ICT (Information, Communication Technology) to assist them as they
progress through school. The children
will be exploring algorithms and how they are implemented as programs using
digital devices such as mini robots called ‘beebots.’
The children will be building the foundation of
their basic IT (Information Technology) skills that they will utitlise for the
rest of their lives. They will learn how to navigate the keyboard by completing
basic word processing and image editing tasks, using Microsoft Word and Paint.
The children will explore how the Internet works
and how to generate effective explorations using search engines. Additionally,
they will learn the importance of
e-safety and how to stay safe online.