Years 3–4: Digital systems, safety and security

This scope and sequence unit explores peripherals of common digital systems and their function. Students investigate behaviours and protocols to stay safe online. Using a supported and guided approach introduce ways to collaborate and share content.

Additional details

Year band(s) 3-4
Content type Scope and sequence, Whole School
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Digital systems, Privacy and security
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Explore and describe a range of digital systems and their peripherals for a variety of purposes


Explore transmitting different types of data between digital systems


Use the core features of common digital tools to create, locate and communicate content, following agreed conventions


Use the core features of common digital tools to share content, plan tasks, and collaborate, following agreed behaviours, supported by trusted adults


Access their school account using a memorised password and explain why it should be easy to remember, but hard for others to guess


Identify what personal data is stored and shared in their online accounts and discuss any associated risks

Keywords scope and sequence, scope, sequence
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Digital Literacy, Critical and creative thinking



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