Year 1 – Computing systems and networks – Technology around us

Curriculum KS1 Unit


Develop your learners’ understanding of technology and how it can help them. They will become more familiar with the different components of a computer by developing their keyboard and mouse skills, and also start to consider how to use technology responsibly.

Unit guide

Updated: 14 Feb 2023

Learning graph

Updated: 10 Feb 2023


Lesson 1

Technology in our classroom

Lesson 2

Using computer technology

Lesson 3

Developing mouse skills

Lesson 4

Using a computer keyboard

Lesson 5

Developing keyboard skills

Lesson 6

Using a computer responsibly