Archive for May, 2011

Seaweed magic

| May 7, 2011 | 3 Comments 

Seaweed from Tell No One on Vimeo

Just love the hypnotic nature of this short, and trying to work out how he did it! It would be fine if they remained still, but each arm frond keeps subtly moving! A dance inspiration? … or green screen challenge?

Bidston Avenue Primary School, Wirral: Day 2

| May 6, 2011 | 1 Comment 

What a delightful way to end our trip up to the Wirral: working with three sets of children today, here at Bidston Avenue Primary School. We really enjoyed the atmosphere in this school over the last two days. Laughter – big time – too. Continue Reading

Bidston Avenue Primary School, Birkenhead, Wirral: Day 1

| May 5, 2011 | 2 Comments 

Today, we are back in the North West of England to spend the first of two days at  Bidston Avenue Primary School here on the Wirral, and the Elections get our vote!

With the school being used as a polling station, it made sense for us to spend some time with the teachers today, and work alongside the children tomorrow, breaking creative teaching down in to its constituent parts :-).

Bidston Avenue has started using Twitter to communicate with parents. Follow them here, and headteacher Stuart Brady here.

We met Stuart back last November while at the Durham Primary Headteachers Conference and were struck by his desire to seek out and deliver the very best for his children and staff. The school website reflects this, with a whole section devoted to the power of smiling, and there were many, many smiles here today.

We are really looking forward to our day tomorrow, when we will be in the classrooms with the children and their teachers.

Thank you to Stuart, for recording his thoughts on today:
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