Category: Innovation Centre Days

Digital Leader visit St William’s Catholic Primary

Last week I visited St William’s Catholic Primary school to talk to their digital leaders. I was warmly met by Nicholas, Musa, Hannah, Harry, Wiki, Reece and Mrs Battersby. The children attended day one of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy in October and...

Digital Leaders at St. Matthew’s Catholic Primary

I recently visited the Digital Leaders at St. Matthew’s Catholic Primary in Allerton who are enrolled on our Digital Leader Academy programme to find out what Digital Leader activities they had undertaken since the training. During the first day of training we introduced...

Walk with an Egyptian! Or was he a tomb raider?

Walk with an Egyptian! Or was he a tomb raider?

Today the Curriculum Innovation Team ran their ‘Enhancing the History/Geography Curriculum using Effective ICT’ course at The Innovation Centre, Bradford. The course content included a multitude of free websites and resources that do engage and enhance learning across the curriculum. The delegates also...

Naace ICT Impact Awards

Naace ICT Impact Awards

2 weeks ago, members of the Curriculum Innovation team attended the Naace Conference 2013 in Leicester. One of the highlights of this international conference are the ICT Impact Awards which celebrate effective use of ICT that has had a proven impact on learning...

A Podcasting Quest

A Podcasting Quest

The year 3 pupils at St James’ CE Primary School, Bradford, spent the morning podcasting movie trailers linked in to their creative curriculum theme ‘Quests’. We started by listening to the persuasive language used in two film trailers – E.T. and Jumanji and...

The transition from ICT to Computer Science

The transition from ICT to Computer Science

Over 20 teachers from around the region attended the first session of our three part course ‘The transition from ICT to Computer Science’ at The Innovation Centre, Bradford (TICB) on Monday. The course focussed on some underlying principles of computational thinking which are...

Intensive ECDL gets results

Intensive ECDL gets results

A group of Year 11 students successfully completed a two week intensive British Computer Science ECDL Extra Course at the Innovation Centres.  The students, all from Oakbank School, attended every day and their time keeping and commitment was exemplary. Responding well to the...