Computing systems and networks: Exploring hardware

Tinkering and exploring with different computer hardware and learning to operate a camera

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Lesson 1: Exploring hardware tinker tray

Pupils explore and tinker with different hardware and are introduced to the relevant vocabulary

Lesson 2: Real world tinker tray

Children explore and tinker with hardware and identify where technology is used in places that they are familiar with, such as homes and school.

Lesson 3: Pictures of play

Children learn to operate a basic camera to take photographs of their independent play

Lesson 4: Picture walk

Children further develop their photography skills, taking photographs of their discoveries on a walk around the school grounds

Lesson 5: Class photo album

Working with an adult, children take selfie photographs to create a class gallery

Supporting a child-led project using technology

Computing through continuous provision