Key Stage 1

Year 1 Digital Imagery

In this topic, children will use their creativity and imagination to plan a miniature adventure story and capture it using their developing photography skills. Their journey continues as they enhance their photos using a range of editing tools as well as searching for and adding other images to their project, resulting in a high-quality photo collage showcasing everything they have learned

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  • Lesson 1: Planning a Photo Story

    Taking inspiration from picture books, children design their own stories which they then create using photos, with the work they undertake around sequencing within their stories, helping lay the foundations of computational thinking

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  • Lesson 2: Taking Photos

    Children go on a miniature adventure, taking photos of small figures to tell the story they planned in Lesson 1, implementing everything that they have learnt makes a good, clear photograph

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  • Lesson 3: Editing Photos

    Editing their photographs, the children can let their creativity run wild; exploring different effects, filters and editing tools to transform the look of their images

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  • Lesson 4: Searching for Images

    Pupils can benefit from the vast range of images available using search engines and add these to their existing photos, creating something truly unique

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  • Lesson 5: Photo Collage

    In this lesson, children add the finishing touches to their projects by using a creative layout and adding text and decorative effects to produce a high-quality photo collage

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