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About the Unit
This is a unit of two programmes which concentrate I.T. KS2 pupils use I.T. in innovative and creative ways and we investigate how the digital revolution is changing lives in Northern Ireland. Primary Focus is closely linked to the Northern Ireland Curriculum and many of the programmes are cross-curricular, touching on the areas of English, PSE, Citizenship, Geography, History, Art, Science, Media and The Way We Live.
About the Programme
Programme 3 - Get Creative with I.T.
Broadcast: 17th May 2005 BBC 2 NI 10.30 -10.50am

ARCHIVE - SELB programme code :TN 0648

This episode is now part of our archive. This programme is still available to schools to borrow or purchase from the Audio Visual Recording service at the SELB. Please quote the SELB programme code in your correspondence. See our ordering page for more information.


IT Get Creative imageThis programme looks at the process of developing and producing an animation with KS2 pupils. The programme focuses on story and script development, the creation of two and three dimensional characters, filming the animation, and editing and sound effects.
Learning Outcomes

  By the end of the programme and activities the students should be able to:

  • understand the difference between 'drawn', 'stop frame' and 'CGI animation'
  • work effectively together as an 'animation production team'
  • develop entertaining stories to turn into scripts for animation
  • break down their script to produce a storyboard
  • create characters and backgrounds/sets to illustrate their scripts
  • improve their numeric skills as they time and edit scripts
  • scan or shoot images or models to edit into simple films
  • identify and record sound effects

Teaching Resources
Download Teacher's Notes and worksheets by clicking on the arrows below:
Programme Title
Teacher's Notes
3: Get Creative with I.T.
3-4: Creative I.T., Changing Lives
Unit Programmes
Programme 3:
Creative I.T.
Programme 4:
Changing Lives
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