Not just ICT with another name. computing and in particular computer science is now essential to your child’s education and future in a world where programing is becoming as important as reading writing and maths. In fact many of the highest paying jobs in the future will include programing in some form or another. At Talavera we are starting them off on this journey which sees them using a wide range if skills from using logic, adapting algorithms, evaluating their work, persevering and collaborating with their peers. They are given the creativity and freedom to explore, create and debug their own programs, which accomplish specific goals. Our children are working on Computer science concepts which many University students start with.
“Everyone should learn how to program a computer… because it teaches you how to think.” Steve Jobs co-founder of Apple.
Please see the links below for the content taught in each year group and within each topic:
Within computing we ensure that cyber safety is at the forefront of everything we do. Our children learn how to keep themselves safe online and they are aware of any dangers.