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Subject Leader: Mrs Puddephatt

At Panshanger Primary School we follow the National Curriculum Programmes of study for Computing and it is our aim that in Computing our pupils can:

  • Create and debug simple and more complex programmes
  • Use logical reasoning to predict or explain the behaviour of programs and algorithms
  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private
  • Identify where to go for help when they have concerns about content or contact
  • Use search technologies effectively
  • Use a range of digital devices
  • Select, use and combine a range of software to collect, present and analyse information and data


The children have added to their skills and software knowledge with use of Google Classroom & Myon.

Overview of learning themes:

Year 1 – Technology around us, Beebots, Scratch Jr, Digital Painting, Graphs, Charts & Databases, Basic Word Processing skills

Year 2 – Information Technology Around Us, Book Creator, Digital Photos, Starting Research, Making Music, Scratch Jr

Year 3 – Connecting Computers, Word Processing Skills, Introduction to Spreadsheets, Internet Research, Data-loggers, Sensors & Databases, Stop Frame Animation, Scratch

Year 4 – The Internet, Multimedia Presentations, Photo Editing, Typing Skills, Scratch

Year 5 – Sharing Information, Scratch, Spreadsheets, Audio Editing, Using Drawing Tools

Year 6 – Communication (Searching & Privacy), Creating & Editing Film, Robotics, Scratch, Web Page Creation

More information can be found in the class pages and the termly curriculum overviews

Computing Policy updated March 2023