Category Archives: Blogging

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

Posted in Blogging, Curriculum ICT, Digital Leader Produced Resources, Digital leaders, Education General, Primary focus whole curriculum, Whole curriculum development | Tagged , | Comments Off on Digital Leader Academy visit to St Clare’s Catholic Primary School

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

Posted in Blogging, Computing, Curriculum ICT, Education General, General, Literacy, Media Strand, Primary focus Literacy | Tagged , | Comments Off on Sherkey Flatts and Javeira Voltson and the mystery of the reappearing pictures.

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

Posted in Blogging, Computing, Curriculum ICT, Digital Leader Produced Resources, Digital leaders, Whole curriculum development | Tagged , | Comments Off on Digital Leader Academy Cohort 3 completed

Bradford Academy Digital Leader visit

A few week ago I was pleased to visit Bradford Academy School and chat with Tim Astin and his Digital Leaders. The school opened in 2007 and now offers provision from ages 3 to 18. The school joined the Bradford … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Curriculum ICT, Digital Leader Produced Resources, Education General, Primary focus whole curriculum, Whole curriculum development | Comments Off on Bradford Academy Digital Leader visit

Naace ICT Impact Awards 2013 shortlist

Bradford’s Curriculum ICT team are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted as a finalist at the Naace ICT Impact Awards 2013. The shortlist for the awards was announced on Thursday 31 January at 2pm on the Naace stand … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Curriculum ICT, Digital leaders, Education General, esafeguarding, Programming, Programming Challenge, Strategic ICT Leadership Programme | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Naace ICT Impact Awards 2013 shortlist

Curriculum ICT Supports Successful Schools

The Curriculum ICT team support nearly 100 nurseries, primary and secondary schools across Bradford and in other local LAs. We always like to celebrate school successes. Two particular recent successes have been at Shirley Manor Primary School, Bradford and Miriam … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Primary focus whole curriculum | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Curriculum ICT Supports Successful Schools

E-Book Reviews

As part of World Book Day 2012 pupil’s at Myrtle Park developed a collection of peer reviewed books to widen their range of reading choices and tastes.  Here are a few of those featured on the Kindles… TITLE: Teacher’s Pet … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Curriculum ICT, Digital leaders, Education General, Kindle Reading Project, Literacy, Primary focus EMA, Primary focus Literacy, Primary focus whole curriculum, Whole curriculum development | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on E-Book Reviews

E-Biographies

As part of Year 6 topic links with Black History and Literacy, a collection of biographies have been uploaded to the Kindles featuring people from Rosa parks to Barack Obama to Tinie Tempah!  Here are just a few of the brilliant examples that … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Curriculum ICT, Digital leaders, Education General, Kindle Reading Project, Literacy, Primary focus EMA, Primary focus Literacy, Primary focus whole curriculum, Whole curriculum development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on E-Biographies

Kindles go continental!

As part of Myrtle Park’s Comenius links with schools in Chateauroux and Gutersloh, we have been writing and illustrating a shared text. The first part of Chapter 1 has been uploaded to the Kindles and children have been able to read/view … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Education General, Kindle Reading Project, Primary focus Literacy, Primary focus whole curriculum, Whole curriculum development | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Attitudes to reading survey

The results of the on-line ‘Poll Daddy’ attitudes to reading survey are in!

Posted in Blogging, Kindle Reading Project, Primary focus Literacy, Primary focus whole curriculum, Whole curriculum development | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Attitudes to reading survey