Long Term Plan - Year 1
Exploring Digital Sound
A unit to introduce children to digital sound, and letting them experiment with simple beats, tempo and composition with various tools.
Making Multimedia Stories
A unit that gets children writing and creating stories and bringing them to life with sound and animation.
A unit that applies the concept of algorithms and instructions to a variety of contexts, both digital and analogue (e.g. operating a crane, recipes and dance routines
An Introduction to Digital Art
A unit to introduce children to a range of digital art packages and the tools within them. They apply the tools and their skills to a range of artistic styles and genres from painting to photography.
A programming unit that focuses on directional instructions and creating sequences (algorithms) using a number of programs and equipment.
Pupils are taught to:
Algorithms and Programming:
* Create a series of instructions.
* Plan a journey for a programmable toy.
* Use technology safely.
* Keep personal information private
* Create, store and retrieve digital content.
* Use a website.
* Use a camera.
* Record a sound and play it back.
Knowledge and Understanding:
* Understand different methods of communication.
* Know that some information should not be shared online.
* Follow the school internet rules.
* Use search engines agreed in school.
* Know what to do if they find something inappropriate online.
* Use a password and username to access a secure network.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this. The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and a 'crfstoken' token is used to prevent cross site request forgery. An 'alertDismissed' token is used to prevent certain alerts from re-appearing if they have been dismissed.
We use Matomo cookies to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this website.
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to enable them below: