Category Archives: Curriculum ICT

Curriculum ICT related activities

Hour of Code 4-9 December 2017

The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week. The 2017 Computer Science Education Week will be December 4-10, but you can host an Hour of Code all year round. Computer Science Education Week is held annually … Continue reading

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Seesaw

We have recently started using Seesaw with KS2 pupils in a Bradford 2 form entry school Seesaw is a free multimedia journal that allows pupils to showcase what they’re learning at school. Throughout the school year, Seesaw builds an organised, … Continue reading

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Create Virtual Reality Environments With Your Class

    Virtual Reality has been one of the biggest areas of technology growth in the last year. Many schools have benefitted from a visit from Google Expeditions to try out Virtual Reality in the classroom. Whilst viewing virtual reality … Continue reading

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Digital Leaders: What makes a good presentation?

As part of our Digital Leader Academy we have online badges accredited to Digital Leaders for effective presenting. In order to achieve the Presenter Level 1 Badge the children need to be able to plan, create, deliver and review an effective … Continue reading

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Jaguar Cars Maths in Motion Bradford Summer Face 2 Face

It’s been a long year of Cars Maths in Motion activities and the children have become dedicated fans of the software practicing and competing against each other throughout the year. Bankfoot Primary once again kept the Bradford flag flying in … Continue reading

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Digital Leader visit to St Anthony’s Clayton

In April, I had the privilege of visiting the Digital Leaders at St Anthony’s Clayton in Bradford. They are participating in the Bradford Digital Leader Academy programme and I was visiting to see how they were getting on and was … Continue reading

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New Digital Leader Academy 2017 – 2018 provision

Our very successful Digital Leader Academy will be running again next year and we are putting the final touches to the programme as we speak. We are also in the process of launching a second programme called Advanced Digital Leader Academy for … Continue reading

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Digital Leader Academy visit to St Clare’s Catholic Primary School

Earlier in February, I had the opportunity to visit Digital Leaders at St Clare’s Catholic Primary School in Bradford to see how they were progressing after their first day of training at the Bradford Digital Leader Academy. The first thing … Continue reading

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Get to grips with the BBC micro:bit

The micro:bit is small computer that costs just £11 and is an educational and creative tool to inspire a new generation of young people. It can be used across the curriculum, not just in STEM subjects. It can help give … Continue reading

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Digital Leaders at St. Paul’s CE Primary

My colleague Steve Dale recently visited the Digital Leaders at St Paul’s CE Primary School who are enrolled in our Digital Leader Academy programme to find out what Digital Leader activities they had undertaken since the initial day’s training. He … Continue reading

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