Lesson 5: At the Movies

Once the pupils' films are finished, turn the classroom into a cinema with the children reviewing each others animations

Before the lesson

Download classroom resources

Learning objective

  • To watch and discuss our animations and come up with ideas for next steps

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught 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, keeping personal information private

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: may need help with writing their feedback and comments. provide them with keywords or phrases that they might need.


Pupils working at greater depth: encourage to think carefully about the process of animation and whether they can identify animation features that have been successful in each film e.g. keeping the camera steady etc.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Cat Lamin,  
Computing specialist
Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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