Priory Wood School ICT curriculum model follows the three broad pathways; formal, semi-formal and informal and is broken down into key stages to outline the skills and knowledge that will be acquired throughout the pupils individual journey. The ICT curriculum is delivered both in stand-alone lessons within the ICT suite and as part of the curriculum being delivered in individual classrooms based on the pupil’s individual needs.
ICT Curriculum Intent
· Develop positive responses to a broad range of ICT generated activities and experiences in a wide variety of settings including the multisensory environment.
· Develop skills to enable independent access to ICT and associated assistive technology relative to individual ability.
· Become fully involved in physical and practical activities using tools such as assistive technology, which enable access to the wider curriculum and provides opportunities to extend influence and control over aspects of their immediate environment.
· Develop capability to use ICT equipment with increasing independence.
· Use ICT to experience, access and apply a wide range of ideas and information in a variety of different contexts.
· Use ICT to develop skills across the curriculum with increased confidence, understanding and independence.
· Present work across the curriculum employing a variety of different media to a very high standard.
· In Key Stage 4 and Post 16 students will work towards nationally recognised qualifications ASDAN and AQA and Functional Skills Entry Level Qualification.