IT & Computing is a relatively new subject but one that is increasingly important as societies use and reliance of it grows. The digital revolution has begun and pupils must be equipped with the necessary skills to succeed and excel in workplaces that may not even exist yet. This is taught in Year 1 and 2 and includes computing skills such as programming, use of standard applications and digital world education...
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Computing is about thinking in a different way - a way known as computational thinking. Computing is a relatively young subject with many problem solving challenges facing it currently.
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Modern realisation is that Computation is not just about what computers do but something that nature has been doing for a very long time! For example coded within DNA in an alphabet of inheritance are the instuctions for the creation of life forms as well as the data that represents the forms of life to be produced.Computer scientists are interested in computational procedures for solving problems. These procedures called algorithms are at the core.