St. Barnabas Church of England Primary School

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Computing Intent Statement

Computing Golden Threads

At St Barnabas we use the curriculum to embed ICT skills and our teaching of Computing is facilitated through the use of Purple Mash.

The pupils work their way through the units as they progress through the school developing and adding to their skills and knowledge.

At St Barnabas, you will be learning: 


Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5Year 6
Online SafetyCoding 1Coding 1CodingCoding 1Coding 1
Grouping and SortingCoding 2Coding 2Online SafetyCoding 2Coding 2
Lego BuildersEffective SearchingOnline SafetyEffective SearchingOnline SafetyOnline Safety
Maze Explorers 1QuestioningSimulationsWriting for Different AudiencesConcept MapsNetworks
Maze Explorers 2Presenting IdeasTouch TypingAnimationDatabasesBlogging 
Coding EmailHardware InvestigatorsGame CreatorText Adventures


Knowledge Organisers

Pupils can access Purple Mash from home and below you will find links to some guides to help parents/carers support the children in using the program.