Computing – Year 5
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Being a digital Citizen, creator communicator
|Design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts.
Use sequence, selection and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output.
Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs.
- Recognise that problems should be broken into smaller parts in order to achieve a solution effectively.
- Use if…then…
- Sense change to begin an action.
- Begin to understand the need for a variable in a program.
- Change an input and observe output.
- Recognise that effective algorithms and procedures are important for achieving required outcomes.
- Understand that logical reasoning enables the detection and then correction of errors.
- Difference between algorithm and program.
|Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information.
- Explore and use a range of data handling resources.
- Use a spreadsheet or database for collecting data.
- Formulate questions accurately in order to solve problems.
- Analyse information and interrogate the data
- Use a range of technology to present information for an audience.
- Combine media in order to present information effectively.
- Share using a variety of tools both on and offline.
- Evaluate and refine to produce effective presentations.
|Understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world-wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration.
Use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked and be discerning in evaluating digital content.
- Understand that online content should not be adapted without permission or acknowledgement.
- Understand the importance of evaluating online information.
- Understand how different devices connect to the internet.
- Understand how to share and collaborate online using blogs, wikis, messaging.
- Use effective strategies to search with appropriate search engines.
|Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; know a range of ways to report concerns and inappropriate behaviour.
- Make good choices when they present themselves online.
- Know how to protect online identity.
- Choose a secure password.
- Know what is appropriate and inappropriate use of the internet.
- Know how to use Report Abuse button
- Understand both rights and responsibilities when online
Reviewed Feb, 2014 by SH, JM, KP, CA, EA