Computing -E Safety

Subject Key Objective Progression & Development by Year Groups

The following is a guide to help you understand your child’s progression through school.

All lessons are differentiated. This means teachers plan activities that enable the objective to be learned by all children including those who will find the objective challenging, those children who with hard work will secure good progress and those children who can tackle extra stretch and challenge in this subject.

Computing – E-Safety – Primary Curriculum


Computing -E Safety – Foundation:

Children understand the concept of ‘stranger danger’ and keeping safe.


Computing -E Safety – Year 1:

Children are able to explain what their personal information si and that it needs to be kept private.


Computing -E Safety – Year 2:

Children are able to explain why their personal information needs to be kept safe.


Computing -E Safety – Year 3:

Children are able to identify acceptable and unacceptable behaviour.


Computing -E Safety – Year 4:

Children are able to respond to a range of hypothetical situations, demonstrating respectful behaviour.


Computing -E Safety – Year 5:

Children are able to identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.


Computing -E Safety – Year 6:

Children are able to demonstrate understanding of anti-viral software and ways to protect data and personal information. They know when to report concerns and the ways in which to do it.


Computing -E Safety – Mastery:

Children are confident in both personal and data security.  They know a range of situations where information is at risk, and are able to demonstrate a range of skills to protect themselves and their data including use of cookies, password protection and malicious emails.

This collection of short films and resources will help you understand your child’s progression through school.

The curriculum film resource has been broken down by subject area initially and then by topic area.