Wendell Park Primary School

Cobbold Road, London W12 9LB

020 8743 1372

In 2017, Wendell Park achieved results above the national average for Reading, Writing and Mathematics for both children reaching their age related expectation and children working above their age.

Computing

 

Computing is an integral part of everyday life at Wendell and children experience a high-quality computing education which equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world. Computing has deep links with mathematics, science, and design and technology, and provides insights into both natural and artificial systems. The core of computing teaches the principles of information and computation, how digital systems work, and how to put this knowledge to use through programming; building on this knowledge and understanding, pupils are equipped to use information technology to create programs, systems and a range of content. By the end of Key Stage Two children at Wendell are digitally literate – able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through, information and communication technology – at a level suitable for the future workplace and as active participants in a digital world.

In Key Stage 1, pupils cover the following topic areas:

  • Algorithms
  • Creating & debugging simple programs
  • Common uses on information technology
  • Using technology safely
  • Creating / storing digital content

In Key Stage 2 , pupils cover the following topic areas:

  • Develop Key Stage 1 topics into greater depth
  • Understand different types of software
  • Using search technologies effectively
  • Understanding computer networks
  • Various forms of output & input