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Computing

Intent statement for computing

 

Our computing curriculum equips the children 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 is computer science, in which children are taught 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, children are equipped to use information technology to create programs, systems and a range of content. Computing also ensures that pupils become 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.

 

       “I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created.

            They’re   the tools of communication”

                                                                             Bill Gates

Dates of School Tours for parents of children due to start school in September 2023 - Friday 7th October, 9.30 to 10.30am. Wednesday 12th October, 14.00 to 15.00pm. Saturday 15th October, 10.00 to 11.00am. Please contact the school office to book a place - 01962 771278 or adminoffice@cheriton.hants.sch.uk
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