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CodeWeek is coming. Let’s get Bradford coding!

Many of you will deliver regular coding sessions to young people and adults through work or voluntarily through clubs such as the Bradford CoderDojo. You may not be aware that Europe Code Week runs from the 7th – 22nd October … 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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How to use Fitness Tracking Apps without Sharing Where You Live

One of the first things we tell children is not to share personal information online. We do this all the time for instance when we check in on Facebook or post pics when we are on holiday. I love a … Continue reading

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Jaguar Cars Maths in Motion Bradford Summer Face 2 Face – Update

After nearly 2 hours of hard preparation we had a very exciting final with the weather and fuel proving to be significant hurdles to completing the course. At the chequered flag the team from Lowerfields Primary proved to be the strongest … Continue reading

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Film Literacy Screening 2017

Today we headed to the National Media and Science Museum in Bradford for the 2017 screening. We had schools from our key stage two film Literacy project and one school from our key stage one project took the chance to … Continue reading

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The Bradford Poisonings-A Victorian Drama and Technology Event

For years Alex Fellowes has brought his innovative drama days to schools in Bradford and beyond. Alex combines a range of improvisation  techniques with his own brilliant acting skills to get incredible performances from children. Many years ago I used … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Role Play Cinema Booking System.

During our Key Stage One Film Literacy training today Philip Webb, the amazing independent Literacy Consultant recalled the time when a teacher at Keelham Primary made a cinema in her EYFS class (click here to read more). Philip said that now … Continue reading

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Appropriate filtering and monitoring required in schools from 5th September

Here is some great guidance from Saferinternet.org.uk “Schools and registered childcare providers in England and Wales are required to have appropriate filtering and monitoring systems in place from Monday 5th September 2016. This new requirement is set out in the Department … Continue reading

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Scheme of Work Goes Live in Wales

  Myself (Tim Bleazard) and Philip Webb have been working with Into Film Cymru for a couple of years now. We worked with them to create a pilot project on the use of film in Welsh schools. This project was … Continue reading

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Beyond Scratch

A lot of schools use Scratch and that’s great but sometimes there are things you want to do with it and you can’t very easily. You may have pupils that are wanting to do bigger and better things with programming … Continue reading

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