Category Archives: Secondary focus whole curriculum

Secondary school related resources

(e)Safeguarding Digital Leaders

We have been running our Primary Digital Leader Academy for many years now and within that program we have a strand on (e)Safeguarding ensuring the Digital Leaders have a good knowledge of the E-safety relevant to the Primary curriculum. I recently carried … Continue reading

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Dealing with intimate or sexually explicit images

There have been several resources available to young people, schools and parents regarding the recording and sharing of intimate or sexually explicit images commonly known as sexting including the CEOP resource below called Exposed. CEOP have recently released a new … Continue reading

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How secure is your on-line information?

We always recommend everybody (pupils and adults) think carefully about what they post on-line and the impact a post may have on themselves and the people referred to in the post (images, video or text). This impact may be personal, … Continue reading

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Curriculum Innovation Termly update

The Curriculum Innovation team are enjoying their new home at the Innovation Centre Bradford in Little Germany and from our feedback from the Autumn term so are you! We have been very busy with Media Literacy Leaders Phase 2. Phase … Continue reading

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New CEOP / ThinkuKnow video resource

CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection centre) have produced many high quality resources for supporting schools with their E-safeguarding curriculum through the ThinkuKnow website and their video resources are always of a very high quality. On the 31st October they … Continue reading

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Geograph British Isles

The Geograph British Isles project aims to collect a geographically representative photograph for every square kilometre of the British Isles and you can be part of it! Click here to visit the site

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Summary of Gove’s KS4 proposals

Removing controlled assessment and course from the six EBacc subjects (though “practical” subjects such as art will retain them) No teacher assessment in these subjects at all: 100% externally marked exams. No separate higher and foundation tier papers – everyone … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The evolving role of the local authority in school improvement

The Association of Directors of Children’s Services Ltd (ADCS) is the national leadership association in England for statutory directors of children’s services and their senior management teams. The two reports by ADCS identify where local authorities have been successful in … Continue reading

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