Computing

Prep School

Oakwood pupil in ICT class

Computing

Children from Year 1 to Year 6 have time-tabled computing lessons which take place in the computing suite. There are also opportunities for children to use the computing facilities to support their learning across the curriculum.

In addition to timetabled computing lessons Prep School pupils have access to class sets of Learnpad Tablets and laptops to support and enhance their learning across many subject areas.

Within the Prep School, pupils become more familiar with programs such as Office, continue to develop their coding and programming knowledge, develop an understanding of internet safety and are introduced to capturing and formatting digital media in the form of photos and video.  Children in Year 5 and Year 6 have the opportunity to explore and develop their animation skills with joint art and computing projects with the use of I pads and animation software.

The school uses high specification interactive whiteboards to enhance teaching and learning and the Library is equipped with computers linked to the school network and state of the art Library management software.

On line safety is prioritised for all our pupils with highly effective web filtering and internet security in place across the school as well as children having supervised internet access and awareness of staying safe on-line through the computing curriculum and PSHE lessons.