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Barnby Road Academy

‘Where everyone is able to achieve their best’


Computing at Barnby Road


At Barnby Road, we aim to prepare our learners for their future by giving them the opportunities to gain knowledge and develop skills that will equip them for an ever changing digital world. Knowledge and understanding of computing is of increasing importance for children’s futures, both at home and for employment.


Our Computing curriculum has been tailored using the Purple Mash scheme of work, focusing on a progression of skills in digital literacy, computer science, information technology and online safety to ensure that children become competent in safely using, as well as understanding, technology. These strands are revisited repeatedly through a range of themes during children’s time in school to ensure the learning is embedded and skills are successfully developed.


Our intention is that Computing also supports children’s creativity and cross curricular learning in order to engage and enrich their experiences in school.