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

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To create a photo collage

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need help navigating to the right page and downloading the files so they can then work independently on their collage.


Pupils working at greater depth: Could add in further decoration such as shapes and use ‘fill’ to add colour to them.

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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