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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  • ICT Club-Week 1

    Typing test To start off our first session the children were asked to turn the computer on from the system unit. Our next challenge was unlocking the PC, by pressing CTRL, ALT and DEL it allowed us to log in. After that, we were very confident when accessing the Broad Heath blog to find Purple Mash. Finally, using the search bar on Purple Mash we had to find the typing test. Miss Harrison-Brandon and Miss Jackson set us a speed challenge, we had to spell out as many words as we could using the keyboard correctly. Below are the results…

  • Have you signed up to ICT Club? Well continue reading to find out about the exciting opportunities you and other members of the club will face! Parents: Here is a brief summary of what your child will learn and gain from this club. Please check the blog weekly to see some evidence posted on the blogs and ensure your child comments. Our last session is during Week 5 on Wednesday 6th December!

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