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Cotmanhay Junior School

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Y5 Term 6 We are web developers

National curriculum content

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


Lesson objectives

  1. Planning a website.
  2. Learning how search works.
  3. Curating website content.
  4. Adding media to the website.
  5. Reviewing and improving the website.


What we want children to know

  • Develop their research skills to decide what information is appropriate
  • Understand some elements of how search engines
  • Question the plausibility and quality of information
  • Develop and refine their ideas and text collaboratively
  • Develop their understanding of e-safety and responsible use of technology


What skills we want children to develop

  • There is scope for pupils to apply their skills in summarising text, as well as their knowledge of spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Make use of skills in conducting an enquiry and in considering the authority and potential bias of source documents.



Bias, e-safety, Page Rank, revision history, search engine, Wiki