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Kingsway Primary, Goole ~ Day 1

| June 4, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Kingsway Primary

Kingsway Primary SchoolGreat to be in Goole, East Riding, for a fast paced day alongside the staff of Kingsway Primary.

Kingsway Primary School is located near the centre of Goole, East Yorkshire and is close to the River Ouse. They currently have 412 pupils between the ages of 4 and 11 and also boast a 60 place nursery.

Joining us today are colleagues from schools in the area : Eastrington Primary, Snaith Primary, Rawcliffe Bridge Primary, Riverside School, Howden Juniors, Parkside Primary and Reedness Primary. Continue Reading

The Kid(s) Should See This

| June 3, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 


The Kid Should See This gathers together “Not-made-for-kids videos that you can watch with your kids”. Learn about the water cycle, or the 3 billion insects above us right now. A remarkable, and growing, collection of videos.

Malvin’s Close Primary Academy, Blyth Northumberland ~ Day 2

| June 3, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Malvins CloseA second visit to Malvin’s Close Primary Academy, Blyth, Northumberland, this time, for a day with the children.

Malvins Close Primary KS2

We had great fun, and a pair of powerful lessons, with children from Years 5 and 6 in the morning, and Year 2 in the afternoon. Continue Reading

Hohli ~ Online charts builder

| June 2, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Hohli online charts builder enable you to do just that: build charts online.

Line charts, bar charts, pie charts, venn diagrams, scatter plots and radar graphs ~ decide the scale and add your data. Not earth shattering. Simplistic, but potentially useful because of that. Focus on the data.

Malvin’s Close Primary Academy, Blyth Northumberland ~ Day 1

| June 2, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Malvins Close Primary INSET

Back on the road in the UK, after nearly six weeks overseas, and up to Malvin’s Close Primary Academy, Blyth, Northumberland, for a full on day with around 120 delegates from local schools in The Blyth Quay’s Trust, including colleagues from Malvin’s Close Primary Academy, Morpeth Road Primary Academy, and Croftway Primary Academy. Continue Reading

Blogging… just a thought

| May 26, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 


When writing for the world, they want to be good

When writing “just for you”, they want to be good enough

Trip in View

| May 18, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

tripinview-logoTrip in ViewBack from a fantastic week working in Greece. Now to the wedding of an ex~pupil, (from twenty six years ago) in Spain. Thank you to Giannis Chatzilazaridis (Γιάννης Χατζηλαζαρίδης) for the nudge towards the inspiring Trip In View, a remarkable virtual voyage around the Greek coastline.

Animate 2 Educate Summer Conference

| May 14, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

a23 confOn 6th June 2014 we head to Gateshead, for the Animate 2 Educate Summer Conference ‘Bringing Primary Computing to Life!‘ This will be held at the MPH Training and Conference Centre

This is a full day event designed to prepare and motivate ahead of the new primary computing.

Suitable for headteachers, senior leaders, KS1/KS2 teachers and ICT coordinators. You even get a free lunch!

Martin Bailey director of Animated 2 Educate will also lead a session on how to teach primary computing and a programming masterclass

This promises to be a full on, fun and useful day

Call (0191) 469 2932 or (07921) 069489 or email to book your place

… just some of the things happening soon …

| May 13, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

We are taking a few days of travel, including going to an ex pupil’s wedding in Southern Spain, but are looking forward to a few upcoming schools. More events are listed on the side bar.

June 2 & 3 we’ll be in Blyth, Northumberland for an INSET Day & day of lessons at Malvin’s Close Primary Academy

June 4th & 5th find us in Goole, East Ridings for two days of training and lessons at Kingway Primary School

19th  and 20th of June we head to Sarah’s old stomping ground of  St Helens, Merseyside for two days of lessons and training at Newton-le-Willows Primary School

Interactive LSO ~ Be within the music

| May 10, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 


The LSO Play’s Ravel’s Bolero” is the first of “an ongoing series” of performances from The London Symphony Orchestra, in a remarkable, engaging and exciting format.

Experience one of the world’s leading orchestras like never before. Interact with multiple HD camera angles and view up to four streams at one time. Discover the orchestra, musicians, instruments and more. (Flash)

TEDx Thessaloniki 2014, Greece

| May 10, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 


TEDx ThessalonikiThe theme of TEDxThessaloniki 2014 is inspired by and built around T.S. Eliot’s quote “What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.” Continue Reading