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SharePoint / Yammer

04 January 2017So you want to communicate with everyone in your school? As it stands I’m guessing the optional choice will be email, but who wants to add 50+ staff members to an email? The ability to communicate and collaborate with people in your team that share the same roles as you would be ideal right? This is where Yammer and SharePoint…

How to set up a Primary School Facebook Account

13 May 2016This is an easy step by step guide of how to sign up to Facebook. 1) LOG IN OR CREATE AN ACCOUNT When creating a page for your school, you will automatically be the administrator for this site. You have to manage "pages" using a personal facebook account, or create a new one (perhaps using a school email address). The…

Ofsted School Website Checklist For Primary Schools and Academies

11 May 2016Is your school website Ofsted compliant? Request your FREE school website Ofsted compliance score here! Every local-authority-maintained school must publish specific information on its website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. Schools are required to publish certain information online which means you must have a school website. School websites are used to communicate important information to…

How to set up a Primary School Twitter Account

25 February 2016This is an easy step by step guide of how to sign up to twitter. 1) SIGN UP First thing you must do when signing up to any social media platform is find the web page of the social media platform, in this case Twitter, if this web page is not already open click the link to take you to…

Learn to code with Minecraft!

13 January 2016Use blocks of code to take Steve or Alex on an adventure through this Minecraft world. With so many distractions it can be hard to get children to focus, this is especially true when it comes to learning how to code. Scouring through line upon line of code isn’t a captivating endeavour. However Code.org have a solution! They have teamed…

Guide to E-Safety in Primary Schools

02 October 2015What is E-Safety? Internet safety is a major issues affecting the lives of young people today. Young people these days not only use computers to communicate they use devices such as mobile phones, iPads, etc. E-Safety means ensuring that children are protected from harm and assisted to achieve the benefit from newly developing technology. Without risk to themselves. The aim…