Computing

Computing

In Ducklings this week, the children continued using technology in order to create their own dinosaur music. The children used a programme on Purple Mash called, 2Beat. Using this programme the children experimented with creating a repeating beat, adding different drums, claps and symbols. The children also explored how to change the tempo / speed Continue reading

Coding

Today each class continued their new topic on coding. They began their lesson recapping the meaning of SMART and the reason why it is important to remember this. They continued looking at the vocabulary involved with coding, including algorithm, event, action, debug and command. Each class then explored a different set of challenges involving algorithms. Continue reading

Computing Term 2

Today each class started their new topic on coding. They began their lesson recapping the meaning of SMART and the reason why it is important to remember this. They began by looking at some of the vocabulary involved with coding, including algorithm, event, action, debug and command. Each class then explored a different set of Continue reading

Year 5 Computing Workshop

Yesterday afternoon we went to The Academy for a computing workshop. The first thing we looked at was creating a world on Kodu, which we use in school so we were confident in building a world and adding things such as trees, hills and rocks. Then we had to add figures to it and make Continue reading

Computing in Ducklings

Ducklings have been using the iPads to log on and discover different number games. We all had our own code to enter to log on and open up our program. Some of them were quite tricky but when we listened to the instructions it became easier to follow the challenge.  

Aboriginal Art

Last week in Owls we focused our computing and art lessons on Aboriginal art. We have spotted Aboriginal art in our class story book, Big Rain Coming. We learnt that Aboriginal art is a traditional piece of art using dots, typically using warm colours. We had a very relaxing afternoon completing both digital and physical Continue reading

Eagle Class Emails

This week, the children in Eagles have been learning about online safety and sending emails. All the children enjoyed sending an email to Barnaby Bear, including drawing him a picture. The children were very excited to receive an instant reply from Barnaby Bear. We had great fun learning an important skill, one which they may Continue reading

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