Technology plays a significant role in today’s society. At Ormiston South Parade Academy, we aim to equip children with the skills and knowledge they need to use this technology positively, safely and responsibly. Our curriculum is designed to ensure that children can confidently use technology to find, analyse, evaluate, create and present information. Alongside this, we want to educate the children on the risks of using technology and provide them with strategies to manage these. By the time children leave OSPA, we want them to have a clear understanding of the benefits of using technology whilst also knowing how to do this responsibly.
When teaching Computing, teachers create a safe, supportive environment in which children are allowed to discuss, explore and gain confidence in using technology. Our whole school approach to Computing is as follows: