Lesson 5: Mobile data

Building on their knowledge of RFID, children analyse data published by Transport for London to solve given commuter scenarios and consider how they could turn the service they have provided into a profitable App

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To analyse and evaluate data

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • 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
  • 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

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Enable these children to work with a partner. They may need additional help from a Teacher or TA to sort the data in order to answer the Activity: Commuter scenarios.


Pupils working at greater depth: Children may even be able to notice other trends or patterns within the data, and could even create another customer query for their peers to solve.

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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