Category Archives: Whole curriculum development

Curriculum development and resources about embedding whole school processes

Book Creator for Chrome- A Game Changer For Chromebooks

In my opinion Book Creator is the most versatile and powerful iPad app available in the primary classroom. It’s now available to use through the Chrome browser. This means that it can be used on PCs, Macs and Chromebooks. I’ve … Continue reading

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Digital Leader visit Burley Oaks Primary

I recently visited Burley Oaks Primary school to talk to their Digital Leaders. I was enthusiastically met by Daniel, Gracie, Zach, Megan S, Megan R and Ms Archer. The children attended Day one of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Life in ‘Likes’

Last week saw the release of the Life in ‘Likes’ report from the children’s commissioner, this report explores how children aged 8 – 12 use social media in their lives and what impact this can have on their well-being. It … Continue reading

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Parent’s guide to technology

This time of year can be very challenging for parents and grandparents who want to buy the latest game or technology for their loved ones. This could be a smartphone, games and games consoles. For advice on games, a great … 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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