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Writing Ladders

I’m currently working on the Writing Ladders with a group of schools in Bradford. The idea is to take the three strands of writing – text structure and organisation, sentence structure and punctuation (SSP) and composition and effect and break … Continue reading

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Another packed training day.

  On April the 4th we ran our third training day for this year’s Media Literacy Project. One of the highlights was the presentations given by three of our Media Literacy Leading teachers who are in their second year of … Continue reading

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Over a Hundred Pupil Media Literacy Leaders Trained

    In the last two weeks in January we embarked on our Pupil Media Literacy Leaders training. The idea of this is to train pupils to take an active role training fellow pupils and adults in making film in … Continue reading

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The Snowman, the Shed and the sharing.

On the 6th of December we had our latest training session for this year’s Media Literacy project. Our emphasis was very much on material teachers could take away and swiftly transfer to classroom practice. The project had been running since … Continue reading

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Victorian Shot Selection at Miriam Lord

The teachers and pupils at Miriam Lord Primary have really got their teeth into the Media Literacy project this year. They have been learning about different shots in films and how the camera angle can make characters appear weaker or … Continue reading

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Victorian Shot Selection at Miriam Lord

Pupils at Miriam Lord Primary have been learning about different shots in films. Click here to access their

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Year two is up and running!

On the 20th of September eight teachers who became Media Literacy leaders last year were joined by our latest cohort of twenty one new teachers to begin the second year of our project. We were joined by Mark Reid from … Continue reading

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Sign up for Phase Two of the Media Literacy Project.

Bradford Primary School teachers are now able to sign up for phase two of the Media Literacy Leaders Project. The project is aimed at raising writing standards through the use of film in Literacy lessons. Training for this project is … Continue reading

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Screening Pupils’ Films at the National Media Museum.

On Friday over three hundred children attended the Pictureville Cinema at the National Media Museum. We were treated to films from all of the schools who took part in our Media Literacy Project this year. The event was a great … Continue reading

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Pupils Qualifying as Media Literacy Leaders

Today we have been working with Greengates and St. Oswald’s Primary schools, training some children to become Media Literacy Leaders. ┬áThe aim was to train a small number of children to take the lead back in class when it came … Continue reading

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