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Gravenhurst Academy



Our children are taught Computing skills using the Purple Mash Scheme of Work.  Teachers use the lesson plans and adapt if needed. This is an online programme that the children can access from home too. Each child has their own individual log-in. The scheme ensures it covers the aspects of the computing curriculum: computer science (CS), information technology (IT) and digital literacy (DL). The children will learn how computers and computer systems work, they will design and build programs, develop their ideas using technology and create a wide range of content.

Within our computing lessons children have the chance to use our Chromebooks.

The children have lots of opportunities to apply their computing skills in other areas of the Curriculum; for example, in some English lessons children may be asked to research some information for a non-fiction piece of writing or in Maths some children may be required to complete some of their learning on the