Lesson 5: Presenting forecasts

Using green screen technology, pupils present a weather forecast video

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To use green screen technology in a video to present a weather forecast


National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content
  • 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

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: should focus on their filming skills within the group, judging whether they are the correct distance from the presenter and making sure the background is one colour.


Pupils working at greater depth: should explain why blue or green screens are often used.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Richard Williams,  
Computing specialist
Richard is a Year 6 Teacher at St. Pancras Primary School. Richard’s passion for teaching was recognised when he received Suffolk’s ‘Raising The Bar’ award for Innovation 2016. With his class he made the world’s first guided VR:360 school tour…
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