Lesson 5: Video advert

Pupils create video adverts for their products which can be linked into their websites

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To create and edit a video

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
  • 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: may need support in transferring files if not using a tablet. The Teacher videos from the Y3 Digital Literacy topic could be used to support their use of WeVideo.


Pupils working at greater depth: should be challenged to add multiple elements to their edited video and to embed their video in their website.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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Cat Lamin,  
Computing specialist
Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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