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Year 5 Topics and Key Questions

Computing: Year 5 

Computing systems and networks – Sharing information

Creating media – Vector drawing

Programming A – Selection in physical computing

Data and information – Flat-file databases

Creating media – Video editing

Programming B – Selection in quizzes

KQ1: How can computers be connected together to form systems?

KQ1: How can the same drawing tools produce different outcomes?

KQ1: How can a simple circuit, connected to a computer, be controlled?

KQ1: How can we use a form to record information?

KQ1: What makes a video effective?

KQ1: How is selection used in computer programs?

KQ2: What role do computer systems have in our lives?

KQ2: How can different shapes be combined to create vector drawings?

KQ2: How can count controlled loops be used to control outputs?

KQ2: What different elements are required within a flat file database?

KQ2: Which digital devices can record video?

KQ2: How does a conditional statement connect a condition to an outcome?

KQ3: How is information transferred over the internet?

KQ3: What tools can be used to edit a vector drawing?

KQ3: What is a conditional loop?

KQ3: How does grouping and then sorting data allow us to answer questions?

KQ3: Which video capture techniques work best when trying to achieve an intended outcome?

KQ3: How does selection direct the flow of a program?

KQ4: How does sharing information online let people in different places work together?

KQ4: What is the impact of layering within a vector drawing?

KQ4: How can selection be used to control the flow of a program?

KQ4: Which tools can be used to select specific data?

KQ4: How can a storyboard lead to a better end product?

KQ4: How can a design format be used to outline a programming project?

KQ5: Which strategies ensure successful online group collaboration?

KQ5: What is the potential impact of grouping items within a vector drawing?

KQ5: How can selection be included within a physical computing project?

KQ5: How can computer programs be used to compare data visually?

KQ5: What are the benefits of reshooting and editing with regards to the end product?

KQ5: How is user input used within the written program?

KQ6: What are the benefits of the different ways in which people can work together online?

KQ6: How can the images produced be improved?

KQ6: Can selection be used to produce an intended output on a physical computing component?

KQ6: How can a database be used to ask and answer real-world questions?

KQ6: Why should choices made when making and sharing a video be considered?

KQ6: Which part of the code is used to set up the program for a user?