ICT at St Christopher’s is taught via the following strands:
Finding things out
How to gather information from a variety of sources (for example, people, books, databases, internet, videos and TV), enter and store information in a variety of forms (for example, storing information in a prepared database, saving work) and retrieve information that has been stored (for example, loading saved work).
Developing ideas and making things happen
How to use text, tables, images and sound to develop their ideas, how to select from and add to information they have retrieved for particular purposes, how to plan and give instructions to make things happen (for example, programming a floor turtle, placing instructions in the right order) and to try things out and explore what happens in real and imaginary situations (for example, trying out different colours on an image or using an adventure game or simulation).
Exchanging and sharing information
How to share their ideas by presenting information in a variety of forms (for example, text, images, tables, sounds) and to present their completed work effectively (for example, for public display).
Reviewing, modifying and evaluating work as it progresses
Children are taught how to review what they have done to help them develop their ideas, describe the effects of their actions and talk about what they might change in future work.
Key Stage 1