Lesson 5: Editing my stop motion project

Children edit their animation films using a range of features, explaining how their group achieved particular effects and evaluating the project as whole

Before the lesson

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Learning objectives

  • To edit and assess my stop motion animation

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts
  • use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


For pupils needing extra support: Should focus on deleting frames not needed and adding a title.


Pupils working at greater depth: Should be able to offer a range of suggestions on how to edit and add effects to their animation and offer constructive criticism in their film reviews.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progression and understanding


Created by:
Sarah Vaughan,  
Computing specialist
Sarah has 13 years of experience teaching in a primary school and leading computing.   She now works as a Subject Matter Expert for the NCCE across the East Midlands. In this role, she supports primary schools with bespoke training…
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