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Unit 9 Analysing Data: 

This unit allows the pupils to explore different ways of performing research.  They use a spreadsheet to sort & filter data in order to answer questions.  They also search the internet to find out the answers to a number of questions using a variety of techniques.  Final task - they will create a family based quiz where they plan the questions and research the answers. 


Unit 8 Pivot stick – Creating animations: 

This creative and fun unit teaches the pupils to create “frame-by-frame” animations using Pivot Stick Animator software. It focuses on importing images and creating natural body movements. They will then plan, create and evaluate a short animation to teach pupils about road safety.




I can maintain concentration on a subject for 10 minutes 


I can access a computer without help 


I can gather information from different sources 


I can use ICT to show meaning and express my ideas 


I can choose some software for familiar activities 


I can select a favourite e g number game 


Computing Statement - I can repeat procedures 


Computing Statement - I can respond to visual prompt on screen 


I can find similar information in different formats 


I can use newspaper/website/books/TV to find pictures/information e.g. football team/ pop star etc.  


I can use ICT to present my ideas 


I can load a resource and make choices 


I can load a numeracy game and choose e g time/money 


I can talk about what I am doing 


I can explain actions to adult when using a program 


I can explain actions when adding special effects e g colour/sound/text etc. 


Computing Statement  - I can use control programs to move an object 


I can state what the different formats are 


I can independently review the different formats and discuss ` 


I can navigate around electronical device presentations 


I understand the different programs/software making it able to search for information (Explorer/google) 


I can review how to follow procedure and try to repeat 


I can state/use the different Microsoft programs 


I can edit work using different functions 


I can play a game and show to how play it. Stating the positives and negatives 


I can use input devices to manipulate items on a computer. (Keyboard, online keyboard, accessible mouse and switches) 


I can show that different information can be found in different forms 


I can look up and use information from various places (cd, web pages and printed documents) 


I can identify work being printed and identify your own work. 


I can use a computer to work with a variety of sources (Writing, pictures and sound) 


Computing Statement -  I understand what a simple algorithm is.  


Computing Statement - I can design a storyboard and create it using a computer/paper.  


Computing Statement - I can talk about existing storyboards of everyday activities.  


Computing Statement - I can order a collection of pictures into the correct sequence.  


Computing Statement - I understand the importance of staying safe online (think you know age 5 - 7)  


Computing Statement - I can recognise that many everyday devices respond to signals and instructions.  

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