computing yr 2 medium term 1

Medium Term Planning
Year 2
Year 2 Term 1
Fix it and Find it
Explain why I need to keep my
password and personal information
Describe the things that happen
online that I must tell an adult about
Learning objectives:
 I can give instructions to my friend and physically follow their instructions.
 I can tell you the order I need to do things to make something happen and talk about this as
an algorithm.
 I can program a robot to do a particular task.
 I can watch a program execute and spot where it goes wrong so that I can debug it.
 Develop understanding of the word ‘algorithm’.
 Provide opportunities to consider algorithms either through cards or digitally so that the children can re-visit and
edit as needed.
 Explore a range of programming tools using software, apps or online experiences, building on the skills learned
 Consider debugging an algorithm or debugging the programming.
 Develop the use of programming language, build up a word bank for use on the classroom and/or ICT suite.
Technology in our Lives
Learning objectives:
 I can use technology to organise and present my
ideas, including adding text and images.
 I can use the keyboard on my device to add, delete
and space text for others to read.
 I can tell you about an online tool that will help me to
share my ideas with other people.
 I can save and open files on the device I use.
Learning objectives:
 I can tell you why I used technology in my home and
 I can identify benefits of using technology including
finding information and communicating with others.
 I am starting to understand that other people have
created the information I use.
 I can tell you why I use technology in the classroom.
 Explore ways in which we can present information
using a range of tools including software such as
Textease or an App such as Pic Collage, importing
pictures using cameras and tablets, creating
pictures using paint programs / apps
 Present information we have researched about our
current topic.
 Share the information with others using a class
blog, school website, etc.
 Use technology to find information including search
engines to find specific information linked to class
 Search and navigate through simple information sites
to find text and photos which can be used in
 Use cameras, iPads, etc to capture images as
evidence linked to topics.
 Use a class blog to share learning between school
and home, and talk about ‘What is the Internet?’.
Links to learning in other subjects
Links can be made to History, Geography, Science and RE as the multimedia and technology in our lives strands will
be managed in a cross-curricular way. Providing purpose for research and presentation.
Literacy links can be made throughout the presentation of work. Ensure that children understand the basic skills
when typing to ensure capital letters, fulls stops, etc are completed accurately.
Programming will support problem solving in Mathematics, directions and turns, estimating distance, counting moves,
Katie Williams, Puriton Primary School and eLIM