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Computing is a fundamental part of the curriculum at Emmanuel Holcombe and we recognise the growing use of IT equipment in everyday life, both at school and at home. Our learning follows a primary computing programme called Purple Mash and covers 3 specific areas:

Computer Science – understanding how computers and computer systems work and how they are designed and programmed

Digital Literacy – developing ideas and language through the use of ICT and using and applying these skills in other areas of the curriculum

Information Technology – using IT devices to create programs and systems.

Social Networking Policy


Online Learning Journals Policy

Parenting in a Digital World


Online safety resources
Learn to protect children from online abuse

To help you understand and manage the risks children may face online, we’ve compiled some resources. They include information on communicating with children via social media, running online services, and more. Please click on an item to be taken to the attached link.

Gaming webinar for parents and carers

Watch our 15 minute online workshop called 'Keeping children safe on gaming platforms'. You will learn about how children and young people game online and how they can help keep them safe.

NSPCC learning Podcast

Enhancing online safety for children. - this episode focuses on how to enhance online safety for children and how to deal with any online issues that might arise. 


The videos' below are all linked to our E-aware curriculum. E-aware regularly produce short, informative videos on safeguarding topics. 

Play station 4 -

a guide to parental controls

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