Computing (coding) is important for children as it will help improve their mathematics and writing skills, it will give them valuable life skills, which will be used eventually in the workplace.
Develop your child’s skill by start learning the basics of coding; you do not even need a computer! Coding helps build skills in problem solving, thinking creatively, and it helps them to develop resilience. Below are some links to interesting online and downloadable resources you can access from home.
An online resource bank, which links to resources on external websites. The site features a live chat function offering support from subject experts. New home learning resources are being developed.
Downloadable activities and games for children, links to live lessons and a guide for parents - includes cross-curricular lesson plans and resources that unpack computational thinking in a range of subjects.
Projects and activities for home learning and a parent guide.
Unplugged activities for children to learn the basics about algorithms without a computer.
If you are concerned about digital safety please follow the link to our digital safety page. https://ashdown.e-sussex.sch.uk/Parents/E-Safety-for-Parents/
This is how learning accumulates in computing:
This is our Long Term Plan for the learning of computing:
This is our Long Term Plan for activities in Computing: