The Junior School have a purpose-built Computer Room, where there is a networked suite of PCs. Software and teaching are geared to the needs of the Junior pupils.
To find out more follow the link to our Junior ICT Resources page.
Summary of ICT in the Junior School
Finding, exploring, analysing, exchanging and presenting information responsibly, creatively and with discrimination
Enabling rapid access to ideas and experiences from a wide range of people, communities and cultures
Microsoft software based Curriculum supplemented by other age appropriate packages.
‘Hands on’ approach
Topics covered in Year 3
Combining text with graphics
Music Composition Software
Picture making using drawing, painting and design software
Topics covered in Year 4
Developing on Year 3 topics
Information gathering via the internet and email use
Simple programming is attempted using the logo language
Broadband safety understanding
Topics covered in Year 5
Developing on Year 4 topics
Data handling and spreadsheets
Independent Learning Skills
Advanced internet search
Research and Disseminating Information
Topics covered in Year 6
Microsoft PowerPoint to create an electronic presentation
Use Flowol 2 software to control and command mimics such as Traffic Control Systems.
Pupils are encouraged to use the IT skills they acquire in their work across the curriculum with consultation from their Form and Subject teachers.
ICT prepares pupils to participate in a rapidly changing world in which work and other activities are increasingly transformed by access to varied and developing technology.