Staff Lead(s): Miss Hampson
Link Governor(s): Jessica McFarlane (Online Safety)
Computers are a huge and essential part of everyday life. Technology is developing at such a rapid pace; therefore, it is vital that children are equipped with the skill of “computational thinking” so they are able to effectively participate in this ever-changing digital world.
At the Duke of Norfolk School, computing is taught both as discrete lessons and through other subjects. All learning is in line with the 2014 National Curriculum and taught through a variety of units based around Computer Science, Information Technology, Digital Literacy and E-Safety.
Our aims in teaching computing are to ensure that all pupils can do the following:
Online Safety is taught throughout the curriculum, and the school council have also led a number of assemblies highlighting some important issues. Our school’s internet is also filtered, which restricts access to unsuitable sites.