At Storrington Primary School, we want all learners to SHINE, be safe, happy, independent, never give up and excel. We provide opportunities for all our children to develop as creative, confident caring learners and members of the community. Through our values led curriculum we work together to ensure children are prepared for the next stage of life in modern Britain and beyond.
At Storrington, we understand the immense value technology plays not only in supporting the Computing and whole school curriculum but overall in the day-to-day life of our school. We believe that technology can provide: enhanced collaborative learning opportunities; better engagement of pupils; easier access to rich content; support conceptual understanding of new concepts and can support the needs of all our pupils.
As a school, we also aim to instil critical thinking, reflective learning and a ‘can do’ attitude for all our pupils, particularly when engaging with technology and its associated resources. Through our Purple Mash scheme of work and Lifeskills lessons pupils are taught to become responsible, respectful and competent within the three areas of:
- o Computer Science.
- o Information Technology
- o Digital Literacy.
At Storrington Primary School, we aim to enable all children to achieve to their full potential. This includes children of all abilities, social and cultural backgrounds, those with disabilities, EAL speakers and SEN statement and non-statemented. We emphasise the flexibility technology brings to allowing pupils to access learning opportunities, particularly pupils with SEN and disabilities. With this in mind, we ensure additional access to technology and support programs such as Clicker, Spelling Shed and SeeSaw is available. This support for differentiated learning is provided throughout the school day, and in some cases beyond the school day.
Provide technology solutions for forging better home and school links.
Utilise computational thinking beyond the Computing curriculum.
Exceed the minimum government recommended/statutory guidance for programmes of study for Computing and other related legislative guidance (Online Safety).
Computing National Curriculum outcomes
Parent Online safety workshop
Computing and Staying Safe Online
The following websites are very useful to learn more about computing
The NSPCC has very useful information keeping your child safe online and have recently launched a new Share Aware campaign . A copy of our KS1 Acceptable Use Agreement can be found here and our KS2 Acceptable Use Agreement can be found here.
The West Sussex Safeguard Childrens Board (WSSCB) has information and advice for parents on a range of issues including cyber bullying and online abuse as well as what do to if you are concerned about the wellbeing of a child or young person.