National Curriculum Aims
By the end of
To understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions
To create and debug simple programs
To use technology
To recognise common uses of information technology beyond school
To use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go to for help and support when they have concerns about content on the internet or other online technologies.
To design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts
To use sequence, selection and repetition in
To use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs
To understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communications and collaboration
To use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in
To select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing,
To use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/ unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.
Internet Safety Day 2017
Children have taken time to think about how to use the interent safely and positvely. As a school, we understand children use the internet and have certain social media sites to communicate with friends and play games.
During the Internet Safetly Day 2017, children have worked toegther to discuss how to react to certain behaviours and how to set a positive example to others when using social media sites.
As you are aware, the interent and social media has changed our lives and the lives of our children.
At St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, we believe that safeguarding children is the most important part of our school ethos. We want to educate young people about how to use the internet safely and appropriately.
On this page, parents and children can folow the links to websites for advice and resources for keeping safe online.
Please use the links below to access parent guides.
Parents' Guide to Facebook: http://www.connectsafely.org/pdfs/fbparents.pdf
Parents' Guide to Instagram: http://www.connectsafely.org/wp-content/uploads/instagram_guide.pdf
Parents' Guide to Cyberbullying: http://www.connectsafely.org/cyberbullying/
Advice and tips for parents and carers:
For privacy settings on your accounts
Helpline - cyberbullying and general digital safety;
For children age 3- 11 Primary safety zone
(websites, activities and resources)
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ - Select your age range.