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Computing Progression of Skills and Assessment Checkpoints – Year 1


This resource provides a structured framework outlining the key computing skills and learning objectives for Year 1

  • Understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions.
  • Create and debug simple programs
  • Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs
  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content
  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school
  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies
Each aspect has been broken down into small steps of progression.

Knowledge and Skills Progression Documents, Year 1

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