Digital Technology

A key focus of the Junior Years program is to prepare our students for their future in an ever-changing digital world.

A technology coach works alongside all Prep to Year 5 teachers developing and nurturing our students’ understanding and skills. As the students move through our digital technologies curriculum, they progress from the role of technology user to one of technology creator.

At a Glance

Prep to Year 2

  • Pre-programming thinking and skills
  • Exploring data and digital safety
  • Digital systems including hardware and software
  • Creativity, collaboration and problem solving

Years 3 to 5

  • Introductory programming thinking and skills
  • Data use and digital solutions
  • Digital citizenship and innovation
  • FIRST Lego League Junior and various projects
  • Extra-curricular robotics club

Resources

Current and emerging technologies are used to unpack concepts, make connections, harness creativity and promote collaborative problem solving.

Prep to Year 2

  • Weekly focus sessions with digital technology coach
  • iPad hubs
  • Laptop access
  • Integrated robotics (Sphero, Micro:bit, Beebot)

Years 3 to 5

  • Weekly focus sessions with digital technology coach
  • Laptop banks
  • iPad access
  • Integrated robotics and physical computing (Makey Makey, Micro:bit, LEGO Robotics)

Embracing new technologies, research and innovative teaching methods provides a safe environment for our students to prepare for an exciting future interwoven with technology.