In Year 3 pupils will further develop their word processing skills, learning how to take 'screen shots', and keyboard shortcuts using Microsoft Word. They will use painting and graphics programs to create posters, learning how to combine text and graphics, manipulate objects and create effective layouts.
They will develop their understanding of effective searching on the internet. They will learn how to communicate on line using emails on the VLE. With parental permission, they will have access to the VLE at home, following guidelines for safe use.
They will continue to use Turtle Logo, learning how to program the computer to draw simple shapes. They will learn to draw shapes in Scratch.
They will continue with Year 3 Block Coding in Espresso Coding.