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Tummery Primary School, Dromore

Using ICT

Information and Communications Technology, across the curriculum, has the potential to transform and enrich pupils’ learning experiences and environments. It can empower pupils, develop self-esteem and promote positive attitudes to learning. Additionally, the creative use of ICT has the potential to improve pupils’ thinking skills, providing them with opportunities to become independent, self-motivated and flexible learners.
Using ICT describes the ability to handle and communicate information, solve problems and pose questions through the use of information and communication technologies in a variety of contexts across the curriculum.  It includes collaboration within and beyond the classroom; allowing pupils the opportunities to share and exchange work; and exhibit and showcases their learning.

At Tummery PS, pupils use ICT across the curriculum focusing on the five ‘E’s of Using ICT:


This encourages pupils to:

  • access, select, interpret and research information from safe and reliable sources;

  • investigate, make predictions and solve problems through interaction with digital tools.


This encourages pupils to:

  • create, develop, present and publish ideas and information responsibly using a range of digital media and manipulate a range of assets to produce multimedia products.


This encourages pupils to:

  • communicate safely and responsibly using a range of contemporary digital methods and tools, exchanging, sharing, collaborating and developing ideas digitally.


This encourages pupils to:

  • talk about, review and make improvements to work, reflecting on the process and outcome and consider the sources and resources used, including safety, reliability and acceptability.


This encourages pupils to:

  • manage and present their stored work and showcase their learning across the curriculum, using ICT safely and responsibly. 

See chart below for an interactive guide to the UICT Levels


Be SMART online rules


At Tummery Primary School, we recognise the important of online learning and how the internet and services it provides will play in important part in the lives of all children at our school. To help them understand and be aware of the potential dangers and repercussions that can result from online activity, we remind the children of the SMART rules for online behaviour. Click here or on the image above for more information.

Use this button to make a report if you feel unsafe online.  Tell someone you trust too.

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