At Temple Grove Academy, our primary school Computing curriculum is designed with a clear intent to empower students with essential digital skills, computational thinking, and a deep understanding of technology. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive education that equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in a digital world. We believe that a robust Computing curriculum fosters creativity, problem-solving, and prepares students for the evolving demands of technology in various aspects of their lives.

Key Intentions:

  1. Digital Literacy: Develop digital literacy skills, ensuring students can use technology effectively and responsibly.
  2. Computational Thinking: Cultivate computational thinking skills, encouraging logical reasoning and problem-solving.
  3. Creativity and Innovation: Foster creativity and innovation through the use of technology tools and programming.
  4. Online Safety: Promote responsible and safe use of technology, emphasizing online safety and digital citizenship.


To achieve our Computing curriculum goals, we have chosen to collaborate with Kapow, a platform that aligns with our teaching philosophy and provides comprehensive resources and tools for delivering dynamic and engaging Computing lessons. Kapow supports our educators in creating an interactive and immersive Computing curriculum.

Key Implementations:

  1. Extensive Resource Library: Utilize Kapow’s extensive library of Computing resources, including lesson plans, coding exercises, and multimedia content, to enhance the variety and depth of Computing lessons.
  2. Interactive Lessons: Incorporate Kapow’s interactive features, such as coding simulations, technology projects, and collaborative activities, to make Computing lessons engaging and relevant.
  3. Progress Tracking: Use Kapow’s tools to track students’ progress in digital skills and computational thinking, ensuring targeted interventions and personalized support.
  4. Cross-Curricular Integration: Explore cross-curricular opportunities by integrating Computing with other subjects, fostering connections between technology and broader learning experiences.


We anticipate a positive impact on our students’ digital literacy, computational thinking abilities, and enthusiasm for technology. The impact of our Computing curriculum, supported by Kapow, will be measured through students’ technological proficiency, problem-solving skills, and their ability to apply Computing concepts in real-world situations.

Key Areas of Impact:

  1. Digital Literacy: Assess improvements in students’ ability to use technology effectively and responsibly.
  2. Computational Thinking: Observe enhancements in students’ logical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  3. Creativity and Innovation: Measure students’ creativity and innovation through technology-based projects and coding activities.
  4. Online Safety: Evaluate students’ understanding of online safety principles and responsible digital citizenship.

By integrating Kapow into our Computing curriculum, we aim to provide an enriching and impactful education that prepares our students to be confident, responsible, and innovative users of technology in a rapidly advancing digital landscape.

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