Tagged: James Langley

Bradford’s Games Based Learning Network

Bradford’s Games Based Learning Network

Do you have experience in using games based learning in your classroom to engage and stimulate children in amazing cross-curricular lessons? Are you open to new ideas and can think creatively about how GBL resources can be used in KS1/2? Would you like...

Developing cross-curricular ICT skills with Year 3

Developing cross-curricular ICT skills with Year 3

Yesterday, I spent the the day teaching 30 Year 3 gifted and talented pupils from schools across the Bradford East 1 partnership. The host school was Thackley Primary School and the staff did a great job to ensure we had all the equipment,...

Curriculum ICT Supports Successful Schools

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 Lord Primary School,...

Summer School Geocaching

Summer School Geocaching

Many secondary schools are running transition sumer schools throughout August for new to Year 7 pupils. Last week the Curriculum ICT team were invited to deliver a geocaching day based on the Olympics at Parkside School. The team arrived early to set up...

G and T Outdoor Maths Day

G and T Outdoor Maths Day

On Monday, 54 children from 9 different schools took part in an outdoor learning day with maths as the main focus. John Davie, head teacher at Harden Primary School, the Curriculum ICT team and Phil Lowde (Bear and Lapor Ltd) worked in partnership...

#tmsciencebd10

#tmsciencebd10

In the last 6 days the Curriculum ICT team and partnering schools/companies have been involved in some fantastic outdoor learning events. Thursday 5th July saw the launch of Bradford’s first Science and Outdoor Learning TeachMeet at Greengates Primary School. Andy Gaunt (@andygfarsley), headteacher...

E-Book Reviews

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 RATING: 5 out...

E-Biographies

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 everyone can now...

Kindles go continental!

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 their published work...

Attitudes to reading survey

Attitudes to reading survey

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