Category Archives: Computing

CodeWeek EU – what’s happening in Bradford!

In early September we posted about CodeWeekEU and several organisations across Bradford have arranged activities across the next fortnight. All the activities can be found on the CodeWeekEU website or via our own events page and are FREE to attend. Some … Continue reading

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What maintained primary schools must publish online

This is a useful document to show you what you need on your school website (updated September 2016) Just click on the link below to download it. what-maintained-primary-schools-must-publish-online  

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Sherkey Flatts and Javeira Voltson and the mystery of the reappearing pictures.

What a difficult mystery this proved to be! Mona Lott rang to ask for our assistance. She runs a local coffee shop called Deja Brew next to Bradford University of Art. It is very popular with local students and lecturers … Continue reading

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Create Self Marking Tests in Google Forms.

If you haven’t used Google forms before they are a quick and easy way to collect information. They can be accessed on any internet connected device and the results appear in a simple spreadsheet. You can send people a link … Continue reading

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Garageband for Writing

Creating a short, spoken word audio performance is a great way to encourage writers. It’s exciting to see writing can be shared through the format of a professional sounding recording that is easy to create. In these examples year three … Continue reading

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Digital Leader Academy Cohort 3 completed

Today we were pleased to welcome Digital Leaders from Our Lady of Victories Catholic Primary, Feversham Academy Primary and Farfield Primary to day two of their Digital Leader Academy training at the Innovation Centre. On day one we had introduced … Continue reading

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Myrtle Park Digital Leaders at BETT

Around October 2015 I was contacted by Chris Sharples (@Gr8ICT) to discuss arranging for some Bradford Digital Leaders to present at the National BETT show in London with regard to the Digital Leader Academy we run in Bradford. Myrtle Park Primary have … Continue reading

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(e)Safeguarding advice for SLTs and Governors

Back in September 2015 Ofsted published changes to the way it inspects all early years, education and skills settings, including schools and we wrote a blog post about is available here.  Since then we have created a short summary document … Continue reading

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Free STEM Course Using Film Technology in English

This week I worked with a group of teachers to deliver a course at the National STEM centre in York. This course is funded through a STEM Enthuse bursary, so it is effectively free to schools. It runs again in … Continue reading

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Code Coaches – Code Your Own Game

Last week I tried out a new CPD approach. I wanted to develop a format that allowed teachers to learn how to deliver a series of lessons whilst experiencing them in the role of a learner alongside their children. Six … Continue reading

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