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					                                  Progression in ICT Capability from Foundation to Year 6
                          Finding Things Out                                  Developing Ideas and Making Things                           Exchanging and Sharing Information
Year          Data Handling                        Research                 Control and Sensing                Modelling and                Presenting Ideas                Communicating with
                                                                                                                Simulations                                                     Others

 F     Sort familiar objects to
       identify their similarities and
                                          Choose what to look at on CD
                                          or on web pages the teacher
                                                                           Begin to make simple equipment work. Explore all
                                                                           manner of technology and discover with the intention of
                                                                                                                                       Explore and experiment
                                                                                                                                       with sound, colour, texture
                                                                                                                                                                        Explore and experiment
                                                                                                                                                                        with communication
       differences. Count how many        has found. Respond, talk and     finding out 'How does this work', What will I use it for,   and space by experiencing        technology with the
       objects share a particular         ask questions about what is      What can I make it do for me’                               a range of technology toys       intention of finding out
       property, presenting results       seen and heard.                                                                              and tools. Create an             'How does this work', What
       using pictures, drawings or                                                                                                     artefact in the process          will I use it for, What can I
       numerals.                                                                                                                       asking ‘What will it look like   make it do for me, who can
                                                                                                                                       /sound like if’ - type           I talk to’

 1     Answer a question by
       recording information in lists
                                          Explore and learn from
                                          teacher chosen sites or CD's
                                                                           Give and record individual
                                                                           instructions and make
                                                                                                        Understand that a
                                                                                                        computer can represent
                                                                                                                                       Communicate and present
                                                                                                                                       ideas using digital images,
                                                                                                                                                                        Show willingness and
                                                                                                                                                                        motivation to experiment
       and tables; present outcomes       that answers to questions can    things happen.               real situations and that       text and sound.                  with communication
       using practical resources,         be found from a range of         Understand that we have      these do not replace the                                        technologies alongside peer
       pictures, block graphs or          different information sources.   some control over our        original exactly. Explore                                       group.
       pictograms                         Analyse how information          environment. Know that       options and make choices.
       Use diagrams to sort objects       texts work, particularly non-    machines follow              Solve problems.
       into groups according to a         chronological reports,           instructions and need to
       given criterion; suggest a         focusing on layout and           be controlled.
       different criterion for grouping   language features. Start to
       the same objects.                  use hyperlinks/ hotspots to

 2     Answer a question by
       collecting and recording data
                                          Conduct basic searches and
                                          explore sources of
                                                                           Estimate and create a set
                                                                           of instructions to control
                                                                                                        Use ICT to explore real and
                                                                                                        imaginary situations to
                                                                                                                                       Investigate the different
                                                                                                                                       ways information can be
                                                                                                                                                                        Exchange ideas with peers
                                                                                                                                                                        beyond the classroom.
       in lists and tables; represent     information using menus,         devices and achieve          solve problems and             presented. Know how to           Begin to understand and
       the data as block graphs or        indexes & key words.             predicted outcomes.          consider the results of        express ideas using a range      explain different ways of
       pictograms to show results;        Investigate non-fiction ICT      Learn that carrying out a    actions taken. Begin to        of ICT tools.                    communicating with others.
       use ICT to organise and            texts on similar themes to       task accurately, in a        identify patterns.
       present data Use lists, tables     show they can give different     specific sequence, and                                      Review, describe and
       and diagrams to sort objects;      info and present similar info    using a common                                              discuss changes and
       explain choices using              in diff ways. Begin to record    language, brings about a                                    improvements in
       appropriate language,              and share information found      desired outcome.                                            preparation for future work.
       including 'not'                    on the internet.

 3     Answer a question by
       collecting, organising and
                                          Conduct more complex
                                          searches using child friendly
                                                                           Become familiar with
                                                                           control language and be
                                                                                                        Explore a model or
                                                                                                        simulation and use
                                                                                                                                       Present different forms of
                                                                                                                                       information integrating an
                                                                                                                                                                        Demonstrate a more
                                                                                                                                                                        independent use of online
       interpreting data; use tally       search engines and begin to      able to predict, program     understanding gained to        appropriate range of             communication to converse
       charts, frequency tables,          understand the need to refine    and test short sequences     change/ improve things and     electronic media for a given     with others. Show
       pictograms and bar charts to       searches. Recognise and use      of linked instructions to    solve problems by              audience and purpose.            awareness of the need to
       represent results and              different types of information   achieve intended             identifying the rule.                                           use the internet safely.
       illustrate observations; use       from a range of ICT based        outcomes.                                                   .
       ICT to create a simple bar         sources. Identify how                                                                        Discuss the impact of work
       chart                              different texts are organised,                                                               on others.
       Use Venn diagrams or Carroll       including on screen reference
       diagrams to sort data and          texts, magazines and leaflets.
       objects using more than one
                      Finding Things Out                                  Developing Ideas and Making Things                           Exchanging and Sharing Information
           Data Handling                       Research                 Control and Sensing          Modelling and Simulations          Presenting Ideas              Communicating with

4   Answer a question by
    identifying what data to
                                     Conduct more complex
                                     searches using child friendly
                                                                       Be able to create simple
                                                                       procedures and use these
                                                                                                    Make informed and
                                                                                                    appropriate choices when
                                                                                                                                    Design, create and present
                                                                                                                                    multimedia/modal text
                                                                                                                                                                  Use online communication
                                                                                                                                                                  to exchange views or
    collect; organise, present,      search engines, refining          to create rotational and     using a model or                showing a growing             information with others.
    analyse and interpret the data   searches as they go. Use          linear patterns.             simulation. Begin to            awareness of the tools and    Show understanding of the
    in tables, diagrams, tally       knowledge of different                                         change options or variables     technology available.         rules and etiquette to be
    charts, pictograms and bar       organisational features of        Investigate physical data    and note the effect this has.                                 followed when
    charts, using ICT where          texts to find information         through sensing                                                                            communicating with others
    appropriate. Compare the         effectively and follow            equipment.                                                                                 electronically.
    impact of representations        straightforward lines of
    where scales have intervals of   enquiry.
    differing step size.

5   Describe the occurrence of
    familiar events using the
                                     Within appropriate curriculum
                                     contexts, locate information
                                                                       Explore and understand
                                                                       the impact of changing
                                                                                                    Use ICT based models to
                                                                                                    explore variables to solve
                                                                                                                                    Design, create, present and
                                                                                                                                    evaluate multimedia/modal
                                                                                                                                                                  Experience and engage in a
                                                                                                                                                                  range of online
    language of chance or            in text on screen confidently     variables. Refine            problems. Recognise and         presentations maximising      communication experiences
    likelihood. Answer a set of      and efficiently through using     instructions to improve      discover patterns and           the use of ICT to present     including live virtual
    related questions by             site navigational features        the efficiency (procedure)   relationships. Hypothesise      information in different      environment in order to
    collecting, selecting and        skimming to gain overall          of the instructions they     ‘what would happen if…?’        ways. Show a growing          support learning. Observe
    organising relevant data;        sense of text; scanning to        have created.                                                sensitivity to the needs of   correct procedures in the
    draw conclusions, using ICT      locate specific information;                                                                   an audience.                  use of personal information.
    to present features, and         close reading to aid              Be able to control simple
    identify further questions to    understanding. Know that it       input and output devices
    ask. Construct frequency         is important to recognise         using a control box.
    tables, pictograms and bar       source. Know how to identify
    and line graphs to represent     the origin of pages on the
    the frequencies of events and    internet in order to help
    changes over time. Find and      evaluate point of view and
    interpret the mode of a set of   the author.

6   Describe and predict
    outcomes from data using the
                                     Use a widening range of
                                     search engines to locate
                                                                       Create a sequence of
                                                                       instructions to control
                                                                                                    Estimate, compare and
                                                                                                    make deductions, ask
                                                                                                                                    Communicate information
                                                                                                                                    having made choices about
                                                                                                                                                                  Choose to use
                                                                                                                                                                  communicative tools to aid
    language of chance or            required information.             events including the use     questions, test hypotheses      the appropriate medium,       learning. Know when it is
    likelihood. Solve problems by    Appraise an on screen text        of feedback from input       and engage in simple            content and structure         appropriate to use
    collecting, selecting,           quickly, deciding on its value,   devices. Program the         modelling activities. Add       demonstrating an              synchronous and
    processing, presenting and       quality or usefulness.            control box to carry out     and amend a given ICT           understanding of audience     asynchronous forms of
    interpreting data, using ICT     Understand underlying             conditional processes        model to solve a problem        and purpose.                  communication. Show
    where appropriate; draw          themes, causes and points of                                   through a review of the                                       understanding of the rules
    conclusions and identify         view. Interpret findings,                                      rules and variable.                                           and risks when using these
    further questions to ask.        check plausibility and                                                                                                       electronic forms of
    Construct and interpret          recognise that poor quality                                                                                                  communication.
    frequency tables, bar charts     information leads to
    with grouped discrete data,      unreliable results.
    and line graphs; interpret pie
    charts. Describe and interpret
    results and solutions to
    problems using the mode,
    range, median and mean.

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