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Cotmanhay Junior School

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Y6 Term 2 We are travel writers

National curriculum content

Use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked; select, use and combine a variety of software on a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals; use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly.


Lesson objectives

  1. Find out about the venue and location of your visit.
  2. Use books and online tools to plan a route to the venue.
  3. Collect images, audio and video during your visit.
  4. Review your content and improve it.
  5. Add text and images to a Google Map.
  6. Create a website about your visit.


What we want children to know

  • Research a location online using a range of resources.
  • Understand the safe use of mobile technology including GPS.
  • Capture images, audio and video while on location.
  • Showcase shared media content through a mapping layer.


What skills we want children to develop

  • Collect, evaluate, analyse and present data.
  • Understand algorithms - consider how shortest or fastest route is calculated.
  • Safe and responsible use of technology.



Geotagging, GPS, route, location, tracklog, smartphone, map, metadata