The curriculum for Computing has been developed to equip young people with the foundational skills, knowledge and understanding of computing they will need for the rest of their lives.

This is divided into 3 strands:

Computer Science: This is the core of computing, 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
Information Technology: Children are equipped to use information technology to create programs, systems and a range of content
Digital Literacy: Computing also ensures that pupils become digitally literate – able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through, information and communication technology

At Cullercoats, we have chosen a whole school North Tyneside scheme of work to support the teaching of Computing. We believe this will ensure that our children will receive high quality lessons and guidance, as well as help them to build on their computing skills, with a planned progression, as they move through the school.

The school has a class set of iPads and a class set of Netbooks; fully functional laptops designed especially for children. These can be moved from classroom to classroom and can access the school network and wi-fi.