This half term the children will be learning that pictures and sounds give information and how to keep safe when on the Internet. The Year one children will be learning what their personal information is and that it must never be shared.
The children will also learn that if anything upsets them when they are online they must tell an adult that they trust.
The Year two children will be learning how to solve problems on the computer, access given websites and how to use a search engine. They will also learn how to copy a picture, save it to their area and then insert it into a word document.
This term the children will be learning how to use various tools and effects in graphics programmes.
Year 1 will be learning how to use various tools in Splosh. They will do a self portrait, design a fish, explore repeating patterns.
Year 2 will be learning how to design pictures in the style of some famous artists. They will be using a programme called 2 Paint A Picture using many different effects and styles.
This half term the children will be learning about Word Processing.
In Year 1 the children will learn how to navigate given software to help improve their mouse skills. They will learn how to change the Font style, size and colour of text and also how to use the backspace,enter and shift keys.
By the end of this half term they will be able to write a sentence using the appropriate keys on the keyboard independently.
In Year 2 The children will navigate given software to reinforce their mouse skills. They will change the size, colour and style of the font using the mouse and the appropriate keys. They will be learning how to select and center their text in a word document.
The children will learn about Internet Safety and they will write a list of their personal details stating the reasons why they shouldn't put them on the internet.