Computing at Bevington is fun, interactive and inspirational and plays an important role in enhancing our pupils learning experiences. The importance and role of Computing in society is reflected at Bevington, where the curriculum supports our ethos to enhance learning and develop important life skills. At Bevington, we have a whole school approach to providing cross-curricular learning experiences, which allow the pupils to develop skills, which can be transferred between curriculum subjects. We aim for all pupils to develop basic computer literacy and be competent in using word processing, spreadsheets, digital presentations, safely using the internet and coding.
At Bevington we have a range of exciting equipment and resources to develop pupil’s ability and confidence in using computers to communicate and handle information, control and monitor events and solve problems across the curriculum.
- We have an ICT suite fully equipped with 30 desktop computers that each class across the school has access to during the week for their ICT lessons.
- We also have 50 iPads that we use within classrooms across the curriculum to further enhance learning and promote the use of technology across the school.
- We have a number of devices used across the school to enhance our teaching of coding, including BeeBots, MBots and CodeBugs.
- We use a range of portable devices to enhance our teaching and learning across the curriculum, including cameras, audio recorders, and data loggers.
- All classrooms and teaching spaces are equipped with electronic interactive whiteboards and visualisers, all of which include conferencing software to make learning accessible to children with visual impairments.
Online Safety plays a fundamental role in how we deliver Computing at Bevington. All pupils and members of staff sign an acceptable user agreement, which helps to promote the safe and responsible use of computers at Bevington. Furthermore, E-safety is a constant focus, as it’s taught alongside all units of work. Safe guarding, underpins all sessions, which are fun, whilst providing clear guidance when using websites, playing games and using mobile phones. We provide workshops for parents to develop their knowledge and confidence of supporting their child when using computers.
For further information, please see our Online Safety Policy below: