Tag Archives: Robert Bashforth

(e)safeguarding – a 360° view

Our Curriculum ICT (CICT) Team, working through the Bradford Innovation Centres, are all (e)Safety trained (many to CEOP Ambassador and 360 e-Safe Assessor level) and we support all school stakeholder groups, council teams and organisations to ensure that everyone can … Continue reading

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Artsmark helps schools to nurture their students’ creativity, resilience and imagination

Artsmark is the national programme that enables primary, secondary and SEN schools, further education colleges and youth justice settings to evaluate, celebrate and strengthen a quality arts offer. From April 2012, our friends and partners at CapeUK started to operate … Continue reading

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The 2012 Transition Summer Schools Hub

This is a virtual ‘one-stop-shop’ where schools and partners are invited to exchange contact details and make arrangements for some of their 2012 Transition Summer School provision. Please click through the header of this blog post and introduce yourself in … 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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Computing at School Strategic Information pack

In March 2012 an information pack was sent to every head teacher of state maintained secondary schools in England, in order to explain the strategic opportunities they would have from September 2012 to develop Computer Science as a rigorous academic … Continue reading

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Strategic ICT Leadership Programme 2012 (session 2)

  Participants gathered at TICK (the innovation centre Keighley) on Tuesday for part two of the Strategic ICT Leadership Programme 2012. Once again, there was a palpable air of enthusiasm and this was reflected in the very high quality of … Continue reading

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Strategic ICT Leadership Programme 2012

The Strategic ICT Leadership Programme 2012 kicked-off at the Innovation Centre, Bradford on Friday morning. Over 30 teachers and school leaders shared their ideas about the proposed new curriculum and new Ofsted and Raise Online requirements. A particular focus was … Continue reading

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Review – Halifax Teachmeet, St Cath’s Catholic High, Jan 26th

Over 30 Secondary and Primary school teachers shared innovative classroom ideas in a high-velocity practice transfer session at #tmhalifax on Thursday evening. It was a fun, informal, and slightly anarchic occasion, and a superb meal and drinks were prepared for … Continue reading

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Building Learning Communities

The Learning and Curriculum team welcomed visitors from HØjby Skole (age group 6-16) in Odense, Denmark this week. http://www.hoejbyskole.odense.dk Niels (Head teacher), Peter (Senior Leader), and Allan (Senior Technician) wrote to us requesting a visit after they had heard positive … Continue reading

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