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Year 6 Topics and Key Questions

Computing: Year 6

Computing systems and networks – Communication

Creating media – 

3D Modelling

Programming A – Variables in games

Data and information – Spreadsheets

Creating media – 

Web page creation

Programming B – Sensing

KQ1: How can a search engine be used?

KQ1: Why might we represent 3D objects on a computer?

KQ1: What is a variable?

KQ1: What questions can be answered using data?

KQ1: What digital elements make up a website?

KQ1: Why might we want to test a program on an emulator before transferring it to a controllable device?

KQ2: How do search engines select results?

KQ2: What are the differences when working digitally with 2D and 3D graphics?

KQ2: Why are variables used in programs?

KQ2: How can objects be described using data?

KQ2: Which elements are common to the design of web pages?

KQ2: How can selection control the flow of a program?

KQ3: How are search results ranked?

KQ3: How can we represent a real object with a 3D model?

KQ3: How can games be improved through the use of variables?

KQ3: How can formulas be used to produce calculated data?

KQ3: Why do we need to consider the ownership and use of images?

KQ3: How can a variable be updated by a user of a physical device?

KQ4: Why is the order of results important, and to whom?

KQ4: How can we break down a real world object into multiple 3D objects?

KQ4: How can we design further improvements to  an existing project?

KQ4: How can formulas be used within a spreadsheet?

KQ4: Why do we need to preview a web page before publishing it?

KQ4: How can we compare a variable to a value?

KQ5: What different ways can we use to communicate across the internet?

KQ5: How can we use our knowledge of 3D shapes to design a digital model?

KQ5: How are names used to identify the role of a variable?

KQ5: How can a spreadsheet be used to plan an event?

KQ5: What is the purpose of a navigation path through a website?

KQ5: What is the importance of the design stage when developing a project?

KQ6: What should or should not be shared on the internet?

KQ6: What improvements can be made to the 3D model?

KQ6: How can the game be extended?

KQ6: What are suitable ways to present data?

KQ6: What are the implications of linking to content owned by other people?

KQ6: How can we make use of program design when developing code?