Year 2 – Computing systems and networks – IT around us

Curriculum KS1 Unit


How is information technology (IT) being used for good in our lives? With an initial focus on IT in the home, learners explore how IT benefits society in places such as shops, libraries, and hospitals. Whilst discussing the responsible use of technology, and how to make smart choices when using it.

Unit guide

Updated: 10 Feb 2023

Learning graph

Updated: 10 Feb 2023


Lesson 1

What is IT?

Lesson 2

IT in school

Lesson 3

IT in the world

Lesson 4

The benefits of IT

Lesson 5

Using IT safely

Lesson 6

Using IT in different ways