Lesson 4: Searching for images

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

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To search for and import images

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content
  • Identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need an alphabet sheet to match upper and lowercase letters to help them use the keyboard more easily.


Pupils working at greater depth: Can manipulate the image to suit a purpose and explain why the size is important. Should find and use png images to avoid a white box blocking their original image.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Sway Grantham,  
Computing specialist
Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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