Progression Documents

Effective computer scientists display the following characteristics:


  • Problem solving: the ability to solve complex problems in a systematic and logical way.
  • Creativity: out-of-the-box thinking to ensure the most innovative and effective solutions are found.
  • Resilience: understanding that projects will fail before they succeed.
  • Collaboration: advancing everyone’s skillset through teamwork and learning together.
  • Time-management: the ability to work to an outline, prioritising the most essential work first and working with efficiency.
  • Resourcefulness: the ability to get the best out of and create the most impressive result with the tools and technology provided.
  • Responsibility: using technology in school and at home responsibly and safely.


In order to help the children develop themselves as computer scientists, we have created these progression documents.