Term 1 2021 - Purple Mash and computing

This year, children are using a website called Purple Mash to support with the delivery of a computing curriculum.

Purple Mash runs from Foundation Stage (Mini Mash) through to year 6 and covers online safety, document creation, emailing, coding as well as many other subjects.

Children in Reception had their first go on Mini Mash this week and were using some of the creative tools to practise their mouse skills.

Mrs Simcock is running a Coding Club in the IT suite on the new Chrome books. Chrome books are used in several local secondary schools so we are hoping to ensure our children are comfortable using these devices before they leave us.

Across the school, children are beginning to play some of the games which support them in their coding understanding: