Lesson 3: Online reputation

Children research a famous figure, and learn that online information about someone is often somebody's opinion or judgement and not always factually true

Before the lesson

Learning objectives

  •  To understand how online information can be used to form judgements

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
  • Use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content
  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Should draw an image of Boris Johnson and annotate around the image with information about him, such as his age, nationality, school and the university he went to.


Children working at a greater depth: Should include some key life milestones of Boris Johnson on a timeline in their mini-biography.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progression and understanding


Created by:
Kapow Primary, 
Computing specialist