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ICT Coordinator: Miss Rebecca Richardson

At Northfield Primary school we provide children with rich, deep learning experiences that balance all aspects of computing. Technology is such a big part of our everyday lives it is important that children are taught the skills to be able to be safe and effective in today's modern technological world. Computing at Northfield has deep links with every subject we teach, whether it be mathematics, science, history, literacy, art or DT, it is an essential tool to learning. Our computing curriculum allows children to be introduced to a wide range of technology, including laptops iPads and interactive whiteboards, allowing them to continually practice and improve the skills they learn. This ensures they become digitally literate.

 

At Northfield we take Internet Safety extremely serious. We have an E-Safety Policy that provides guidance for teachers and children about how to use the internet safely. Every year group takes part in half termly lessons on E-safety and the children at Northfield understand how to stay safe when using technology. 

 

If you would like more information on E-Safety please have a look at the following links; 

Report any illegal content on the internet https://www.iwf.org.uk/

Keep up to date with any e-safety issues. https://www.childnet.com/

Safety information for parents. https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

Information on gaming safely with resources for parents and children. https://news.microsoft.com/2009/01/14/microsoft-encourages-families-to-get-game-smart/  

 

You can find more information on E-safety on the Parent's Portal section of our website.

ICT and Computing Policy

Computing Action Plan 2019/20

ICT Long Term Plan 2019/20

Progressions of skills EYFS to Year 6

ICT at Northfield

Computing in KS1 and KS2

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