What we say about Computing at Coxhoe Primary School...
It is our intent at Coxhoe Primary School to provide all of our children with a high-quality education in computing which provides access to an ever changing and expanding digital world. We wish to develop a love of computing and provide children with the ability to enhance their knowledge, skills and understanding through different types of media whilst keeping safety at the forefront of their minds. To view our full computing intent, implementation and impact, click the link below:
Alex the Robot
Our year 5 and 6 children have been working with Martin Bailey to show how easy it is to create fake news. They learnt the importance of understanding that we cannot believe everything that we see online. Take a look at what they did.
Instead of playing games, we make games at Coxhoe! We love using our skills to create games on the app Sketch Nation. We think about lots of different aspects to ensure that we make the best games for others to play: colour scheme, aims of the game, type of game, controls that need to be used, power up buttons, characters etc.
We are very excited to have been chosen to work with SMART with the aim of becoming a SMART exemplary school.
Firstly, Miss Marsden and Mr Mason worked with a SMART educator, Mark, to look at how we can use SMART notebook more effectively in classrooms. After this, our digital leaders worked with Mark to create games to show in a staff meeting. The digital leaders thoroughly enjoyed playing some educational games before creating them. We are all looking forward to continuing to work with SMART and developing how we