Computing

  • Animation

    At Broad Heath, we give the children time to develop animation skills. When children are learning about the skills required to animate using physical and digital resources, they are also developing their communication, teamwork and concentration skills.

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  • Coding

    With it being so important for children’s future opportunities, we try to give children time to code and program. Children are encouraged to experiment with a range of coding languages and to debug errors themselves. We run a programming club alongside our curriculum to increase interest and awareness of an important 21st century skill. In Programming club, children are given fun and exciting ways to learn to code. Minecraft is extremely popular as you can see!

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  • Developing Speaking and Listening

    At Broad Heath, children use computing skills to enrich their learning and experiences in lots of different ways. By doing this, it not only gives the children a different experience, it also allows them to share their work with friends, family and peers to reinforce the learning. Below are some examples of the wonderful things the children have done.

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  • Computing @ Broad Heath Portfolio

    Click the picture below to access the Computing Portfolio:

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  • If you want to scan your children’s work to upload it and you have an Apple device, you have a built in scanner. Here is a video explaining how and also a written explanation if needed. If you have an Android phone, you might find this app works in the same way for you.

  • This week you have been debating the question; Is it good to grow up with the internet? We would like you to answer the following questions:– what is the internet?– When was it invented and when did it become available in British Households?– What are the good things about growing up with the internet?– What are the problems with growing up with the internet?– How can you protect yourself from dangers and problems online?

At Broad Heath, Computing skills are integrated into our enriching curriculum. Computing skills are used within lessons to support the learning and enable the children to make better progress. The skills the children develop through Computing lessons are then applied and used across the curriculum in a variety of ways. Press the link to see some examples of the work children across the school have done this year.

Cross curricular use of Computing skills