Technologies

Computers play a large part in the continuing education of our pupils in all aspects of the curriculum.  Students have access to computers, notebooks, and iPads during a variety of lessons within the curriculum. 

The emphasis on computer development is in the following fields:

– Word Processing

– Programme and Control Technology

– Information Handling (Databases/Spreadsheets)

A wide range of resources are available at all stages to allow children to become computer literate.

WHAT SKILLS WILL MY CHILD DEVELOP?

Within Technologies your child will develop and demonstrate:

  • knowledge and understanding of the big ideas and concepts of the technologies
  • curiosity, exploration and problem solving skills
  • planning and organisational skills in a range of contexts
  • creativity and innovation
  • skills in using tools, equipment, software, graphic media and materials
  • skills in collaborating, leading and interacting with others
  • critical thinking through exploration and discovery within a range of learning contexts
    discussion and debate
  • searching and retrieving information to inform thinking
  • making connections between specialist skills developed within learning and skills for the world of work
  • evaluating products, systems and services
  • presentation and communication skills
  • an awareness of sustainability

WHAT WILL MY CHILD LEARN?

Each area of the curriculum is broken down into experiences and outcomes. These are clear and concise statements about children’s learning and progression.

Read the experiences and outcomes for technologies.