Understanding Technology KS1

The following resources may be useful for planning and delivering 'Understanding Technology' in KS1.  We update these as new resources become available so check back often!

KS1 Resources

BBC Bitesize KS1 Computing

What is a computer?

Using computers at work

How computers have changed

What are the main parts of a computer?

How can you use the internet?



Finding out about tech beyond school

Barefoot Computing Resources

Crazy character algorithms



Computer Science for Fun (CS4FN


CS Unplugged

Programming Languages (Harold the Robot)


KS1 Activity Cards:

Technology in our Daily Routine

Technology in Occupations

How Supermarkets Work

How a Library Works

How a Bank Works


Creative Commons Licence

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
In addition, any organisation wishing to use these materials for training purposes beyond their school must seek the permission of The ICT Service:


Key Documents




  Understanding Technology
  Digital Literacy