Far Forest Lea MemorialCE Primary School



Our Intent


At Far Forest Lea Memorial CE Primary School, we want our pupils to be able to excel with their computing skills by teaching lessons that encourage creativity and spark curiosity. Our curriculum is mapped out using the NCCE scheme of work which will ensure progression as the children move through the school.  Lessons will make links to Maths, Science and Design Technology skills in order to understand computing systems. We want our children to be digitally literate on a range of systems so that they can be active participants in the digital world. Developing digital resilience is a key aspect of our curriculum. Pupils will be equipped to recognise and overcome the challenges of the modern digital world.


We teach content in small, manageable steps to reduce cognitive load. The Computing curriculum will ensure that children have the pre-requisite knowledge required in order to access new learning and concepts are revisited to ensure that children build on and retain what they have been taught in previous years. Retrieval practice will be used to support children transferring ideas from their working memory into their long term memory. Children will be given regular opportunities to retrieve through;


  • Quizzes
  • Making links across the curriculum
  • Memory games
  • Sharing and imparting their knowledge to others through presentations/assemblies.




More detail about how we will achieve our intent is outlined in our Curriculum Statement for Computing below.




Progression of Knowledge, Skills and Vocabulary
Our intent is strongly underpinned by the characteristics that we want our children to display as a digital leader- see below.