Lesson 5: Replacing images

Building upon their learning from the previous lesson, pupils learn how to change an image within a web page and create their own news story, replacing the text and images of a webpage

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To alter key elements on a webpage including text and images

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals
  • Solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Give them additional support in showing how to copy images correctly with the alternate options available.


Pupils working at greater depth: Expect them to complete several news stories with edited text and images. Ask them to investigate some of the other HTML tags too.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Siobhan Morgan,  
Computing specialist
Head of Computing at Exeter Junior School, Siobhan Morgan has nine years of computing teaching experience as well as experience from her role of ‘Subject Genius for Computing’ on TES. Siobhán enjoys spending time with her family and searching for the Gruffalo…
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