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Year 3

Knowledge, Skills and Understanding breakdown for

Computing

 

Year 3

 

Algorithms and Programs

Data Retrieving and Organising

 

Communicating

 

 

 

 

•  Can they experiment with variables to

•  Can they review images on a camera

Can they use the email address book?

control models?

and delete unwanted images?

Can they open and send an

•  Can they use 90 degree and 45

•  Have they experienced downloading

 

attachment?

degree turns?

images from a camera into files on the

 

 

•  Can they give an on-screen robot

computer?

 

 

directional instructions?

•  Can they use photo editing software

 

 

•  Can they draw a square, rectangle

to crop photos and add effects?

 

 

and other regular shapes on screen,

•  Can they manipulate sound when

 

 

using commands?

using simple recording story boarding?

 

 

•  Can they write more complex

 

 

 

programs?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using the Internet

Databases

 

Presentation

 

 

 

 

•  Can they find relevant information by

•  Can they input data into a prepared

Can they create a presentation that

browsing a menu.

database?

 

moves from slide to slide and is aimed

•  Can they search for an image, then

•  Can they sort and search a database

 

at a specific audience?

copy and paste it into a document?

to answer simple questions?

Can they combine text, images and

•  Can they use ‘Save picture as‘ to save

•  Can they use a branching database?

 

sounds and show awareness of

an image to the computer?

 

 

audience?

•  Can they copy and paste text into a

 

Do they know how to manipulate

document?

 

 

text, underline text, centre text,

•  Do they begin to use note making skills

 

 

change font and size and save text to

to decide what text to copy?

 

 

a folder?

Year 3 (Challenging)

 

  • Can they search by keyword using a child friendly search engine?

 

  • Can they bookmark a page into your favourites?

 

  • Can they contribute to a class blog?

 

  • Can they use repeat command in logo to create a pattern?
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