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027 : Improve communication, engagement and feedback with a branded app for your school.

Piota builds high-quality apps that are completely free to download. Our school apps can help streamline communication, cut costs, save time and aid pupil learning. Piota apps are used in Early Years Settings, Primary and Secondary schools throughout the UK. With 95% parents now owning a smartphone and regularly using apps, Piota believes that customisable school…

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026 : At 9 years old Arnav Sharma won the Tech4Good People’s Award 2016.

• Finalist, BT Young Pioneers Award 2016 • Winner, Tech4Good People’s Award 2016 • Winner, Tech4Good Winner of Winners Award 2016 Aged just nine years old, Arnav Sharma studied the cause, diagnosis and effect of asthma and came up with a solution; the AsthmaPi kit. Using a Raspberry Pi hooked up to a range of…

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025 : AbilityNet – Tech4Good Awards with Mark Walker

Now in its 6th year, the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards recognise organisations and individuals who use digital technology to improve the lives of others. The awards were created by AbilityNet with the help of BT and a number of businesses, charities and non-profit partners and sponsors, because we want to know about companies that are utilising…

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Nelson Mandela

Most Recent Blog Posts

Top 5 tips for whole class primary music

Today I want to share my top 5 tips for teaching whole class primary music lessons. In my experience you have to look at the progress and achievement of your lessons over a period of time. It is hard to gauge week on week. This can be for many reasons – the children may have just…

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Facebook, Twitter and Social media with your school

Is it ever OK for parents to use social media to express their frustrations with a school? I have to hold my hand up and admit to doing this, but it was a last resort. Nobody was listening. Communication works both ways and when a school says that you can pop in for a chat…

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THE POWER OF THE PRIMARY TEACHER

We must never forget the impact primary teachers have upon the children they teach. The power and importance of the primary years is demonstrated in a letter received by former chair of NAPE, Jeremy Rowe.   Dear Jeremy Rowe Are you the Mr Rowe who was a primary school teacher at William Torbitt School in…

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William Butler Yeats

Free Primary Whole Class Music Tutorial

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