The Digital Technologies curriculum enables students to become confident and creative developers of digital solutions through the application of information systems and specific ways of thinking about problem solving.
Students acquire a deep knowledge and understanding of digital systems, data and information and the processes associated with creating digital solutions so they can take up an active role in meeting current and future needs.
The curriculum has been designed to provide practical opportunities for students to explore the capacity of information systems to systematically and innovatively transform data into digital solutions through the application of computational, design and systems thinking.
The curriculum also encourages students to be discerning decision makers by considering different ways of managing the interactions between digital systems, people, data and processes (information systems) and weighing up the possible benefits and potential risks for society and the environment.
We have a number of computer pods around the classrooms as well as 2 computer labs at LPS. Most classes would visit the computer lab at least once a week. Every room has an Interactive Whiteboard and enough iPads for a group of students to complete tasks. From Year 3 students can Bring Their Own Device and use it on the school wireless network. We encourage this but are mindful of the fact that not all can afford nor want to take part in this program; hence we provide some iPads in the classrooms so that no child misses out.
We are an eSmart school and Cybersafety practices are an important part of our Student Acceptable Use Computer Agreement and ICT curriculum.