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Our Intent for Computing at St James

Further information on our Computing timetable can be seen below :


 Autumn  1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
Year 1Computing systems and networks - Technology around usCreating media - Digital paintingCreating media - Digital writingData and information - Grouping dataProgramming - Moving a robotProgramming - Introduction to animation
Year 2IT around usDigital photographyDigital paintingPictogramsRobot algorithmsAn introduction to quizzes
Year 3Connecting computersAnimationDesktop publishingBranching databasesSequence in musicEvents and actions
Year 4The networkAudio editingPhoto editingData loggingRepetition in shapesRepetition in games
Year 5Sharing informationVector drawingVideo editingFlat-file databasesSelection in physical computingSelection in quizzes
Year 6Communication3D modellingWeb page creationSpreadsheetsVariables in gamesSensing


At St James C of E Primary and Nursery School, staff follow the TeachComputing ( scheme, in order to facilitate and enhance their teaching of this subject.  For more information, please see "Our Learning Adventure" overviews and Class Pages which will provide further details of how this National Curriculum subject is brought to life.

The National Curriculum

The National Curriculum for Computing aims to ensure that all pupils:


  • can understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including abstraction, logic, algorithms and data representation
  • can analyse problems in computational terms, and have repeated practical experience of writing computer programmes in order to solve such problems.
  • can evaluate and apply information technology, including new or unfamiliar technologies, analytically to solve problems
  • are responsible, competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology


Click on the links below to view our policies on acceptable use for using ICT.