Years 5–6: Digital systems, safety and security

This scope and sequence unit explores the internal components of a digital device and their function. It explores computers connected via networks and how to use safe behaviours in a digital world.

Additional details

Year band(s) 5-6
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)

Investigate the main internal components of common digital systems and their function


Examine how digital systems form networks to transmit data


Access multiple personal accounts using unique passphrases and explain the risks of password re-use

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



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