Subject Vision

‘Birchensale Middle School lies at the heart of the community. Our caring family values ensure the best possible environment for every pupil to realise their full potential’

Computing at Birchensale Middle School is designed to foster both a broad and balanced view of the digital world. We want our pupils to be engaged and enthused throughout their learning journey. The programme of study provides children with opportunities to develop IT skills for the workplace, alongside logic and reasoning, and the ability interact, share and collaborate safely online. ‘Soft’ skills such as organisation, working with others, and refining work are all central to how the subject is taught. Breadth is achieved through a diverse range of topics that allow pupils to explore their own strengths and develop their potential. Depth is achieved by answering key questions, building upon the previous year’s learning and critically assessing how individual components fit into the ‘bigger picture’ of our digital world. By supporting our learners to be digitally literate, and exposing them to a range of IT skills and uses, we aim to equip them for ‘the jobs that don’t exist yet’ – and for life.

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Parent E-Safety Event

How parents can keep their children safe at home; from identifying the risks, to practicable steps parents can take straight away to reduce them. This session is all about ensuring pupils and parents …

Fantastic new KS3 activity added to the Computing Home Learning Area (W/C 29th June)

A fantastic new resource has been added to the Computing Home Learning Area – Click Here It can also be found below:

New Resources added to the Computing Home Learning Area

New resources and activities have been added to the Computing Home Learning Area – Click Here They can also be found below: Focused at both KS2 and KS3 Focused at KS2 Focused at KS3

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