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  • Computing

    Computing is the teaching and learning tool of the 21st century. In a modern, technological world an understanding of computing is a key skill for everyday life.

    Computing  replaces the previously taught subject of ICT. Now, in addition to the study and use of systems which allow you to acquire, organise, store, manipulate, interpret, communicate and present information children will also have the opportunity to learn computer programming skills as well as learning how to keep themselves safe when online. Although computers are the most obvious of the systems involved in the teaching of computing, children will also have the opportunity to use digital and video cameras, programmable toys and equipment, calculators, voice recorders and data logging equipment.

    At Bordesley Green Primary school we currently teach Computing through a weekly skills lesson as well as via a themed topic approach to learning. Opportunities for using and developing Computing skills are carefully planned into the topics of each year group. Each class has access to an interactive whiteboard and a bank of wireless laptops which also allow for regular cross curricular Computing opportunities within other subject areas, particularly English and Mathematics.

    The school's aims are:

    If you would like any further information regarding the teaching of Computing at Bordesley Green School please contact Miss Begum.

    For further information on online safety and how you can keep your child safe when using the internet at home please click here.