Drake Primary School and Little Pirates Child Care

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How to log in


You must be 13 or older to make an account. Ask an adult you trust to log into their account for you. 


Key features


You can create posters, adverts, logos, animations, signs and more.



  • You can create a wide range of designs. 
  • You can get lots of good resources for free. 
  • It is fun and intuitive. 
  • It is easy to make your work look professional.
  • There are lots of templates to get you started. 



  • You need to pay money for some resources.
  • Sometimes, there will not be the element you need in the free selection. 


School uses

  • Posters and fact files
  • Logos for products in design and technology lessons
  • Learning videos 
  • Interesting-looking teacher slides


Tips and tricks 

  • Click 'Create a design' at the top right of the screen to get started. 
  • Once creating, click 'Templates' to look through example pieces that you can edit. 
  • Click 'Elements' to look through pictures and shapes that you can add. 



  • Do not click on elements with crowns, they require money to use. 
  • Do not give out your details, or anyone else’s to Canva - particularly card information. 
  • Be careful about the pictures you search for.
  • Make kind, appropriate content. 


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