Understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices: and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions

Create and debug simple programs

Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs

Design, write and debug programs that acomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts

Use sequence, slecetion and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output

Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

Understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide mulitple services, such as World Wide Web

Appreciate how (search) results are selected and ranked

IT Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content

Use search technologies effectively

Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to designa nd create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information


Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school

Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other technologies

Understand the opportunities networks offer fr communiction and collaboration

Be discerning in evaluating digital content

Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptabel/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to reprot concerns about content and contact

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