COMPUTING AT KEYWORTH
Computing is developing into one of the most important parts of the curriculum. Technology is part of everyday life and for most of us, is essential to our lives at home and at work. At Keyworth, we learn about the core Computing skills that we need as well as using our technological skills all across the curriculum.
Children have been learning about the different types of technology around us. They have started to develop their mouse and keyboard skills and the programme Paint 3D to apply their skills.
This term, children have been learning about digital photography. They have used cameras and tablets to take photos, discussed when to use portrait or landscape, and identified what makes a good photograph (e.g. lighting, focus, framing and effects).
Children have been learning about digital devices and how a computers work. They have discussed how computers connect people and how they can help us communicate.
This term, the year 4s have been learning about the internet, how information is shared, what a website is and if you should believe what you read online.
The children have been learning about different computer systems and how to carry out searches on the web. They have also been taught about how searches are ranked and influenced.
Year 6 children have been learning about Data Packets, using computers to work together, and how to communicate responsibly.