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Computing at St Richard's 

'Computers is not about computers anymore. It is about living.' - Nicholas Negroponte

Computing in Early Years


Knows how to operate simple equipment e.g. turns on CD player and uses remote control.Shows an interest in technological toys with knobs or pulleys, or real objects such as cameras or mobile phones. Shows skill in making toys work by pressing parts or lifting flaps to achieve effects such as sound, movements or new images. Knows that information can be retrieved from computers. Completes a simple program on a computer. Uses ICT hardware to interact with age-appropriate computer software. 

Early Learning Goal

Children recognise that a range of technology is used in places such as homes and schools. They select and use technology for particular purposes.

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Pupil Voice


Pupil voice shows that children enjoy their Computing learning throughout school.  The following comments have been gathered from pupil voice, where children were given time to discuss their learning in Computing. 

  • "We can take pictures using the iPad."    


  • "I love playing on the laptop."    


  • "I like Paint."   


  • "I have a tablet at home."


  • "I play games on my computer."


  • "We have a remote control car."


Computing Policy

2023-2024 Computing Policy.pdf .pdf
Reception Progression Document - Computing.pdf .pdf

Our Curriculum


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Have Fun

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