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Kingswood Primary School

"Opportunity, Enjoyment, Excellence"

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Kingswood Primary School

"Opportunity, Enjoyment, Excellence"

Years 5 & 6

Knowledge and skills:

During Year 5 & Year 6 the children learn to:

  • combine sequences of instructions and procedures to turn devices on and off;
  • use technology to control an external device;
  • design algorithms that use repetition and 2-way selection;
  • analyse and evaluate information;
  • understand how search results are selected and ranked;
  • edit a film;
  • understand that you have to make choices when using technology and that not everything is true and/or safe.

 

  • design a solution by breaking a problem up;
  • recognise that different solutions can exist for the same problem;
  • use logical reasoning to detect errors in algorithms;
  • use selection in programs;
  • work with variables; explain how an algorithm works;
  • explore "what if" questions by planning different scenarios for controlled devices;
  • select, use and combine software on a range of digital devices;
  • use a range of technology for a specific project; discuss the risks of online use of technology;
  • identify how to minimise risks.

 

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