Creating Media - Digital Photography

In this unit, Year 2 pupils will learn to recognise that different devices can be used to capture photographs and they will gain experience capturing, editing and improving photographs. Towards the end of the unit, pupils will use their knowledge to recognise that images they see may not be real. This unit provided by the National Centre for Computing Education covers key areas of the Key Stage 1 computing curriculum;

  • To use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content,
  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school,
  • Use technology safely and respectfully.




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Lesson 5 - Effects

In this session, Year 2 pupils are introduced to the concept of simple image editing through the Pixlr image editing software. Pupils will be supported to recognise that images can be changed, to use the adjust tool to change the colour effect of an image and to explain their choices. These resources include a...

Lesson 6 - Is It Real?

In this session, Year 2 pupils are introduced to the concept that images can be changed for a purpose. Pupils will be supported to apply a range of photography skills to capture a photo, to recognise images that have been changed in different ways and identify which images are real and which have been changed....

Creating Media - Digital Photography Overview

This resource provides a unit overview for the Year 2 ‘Creating Media- Digital Photography’ unit of work. It gives a clear overview of objectives to be covered within each session and a learning graph to show the range of skills being developed through this computing unit.