Lesson 4: Google Forms

Pupils are introduced to Google Forms, learning how to create and share surveys and questionnaires

Before the lesson

Download classroom resources

Learning objective

  • To understand how to create and share Google Forms

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Understand computer networks, including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the World Wide Web, and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration
  • Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information
  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Support children with their questions and provide examples: Multiple choice: How do you usually get to school?

Numerical value: How old are you?

Text: What is your favourite sport? Ask them to have at least three questions rather than five.


Pupils working at greater depth: Should use a variety of different question types and check that they understand what information that type of question will provide them with.

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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