In Foundation Stage, children will recognise that a range of technology is used in places such as homes and schools. They select and use technology for particular purposes.
Children in Foundation Stage will enjoy ‘tinkering time’ to allow them to explore the way that we can control technology e.g. using remote control toys and pressing the buttons on our bee bot toys to help them to reach their target.
Children will begin to use technology for a specific purpose, like using a camera to take photographs or microphones to record or ipads to video.
They will have lots of fun learning through a range of different software and programmable toys.
In KS1, children will understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions.
Create and debug simple programs.
Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs.
Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.
Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school.
Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.