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Switched on Online Safety launch

We're delighted to be launching NEW Switched on Online Safety! Enter the competition to be in with a chance of winning a free key stage pack.

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Using pupil premium funding for interventions

There’s always something that Ofsted are looking for, and one clear focus of inspections these days is the use of pupil premium funding to ‘diminish the difference’ between the outcomes of disadvantaged children and others nationally.  Not an easy gap to close… or difference to diminish, rather!


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Celebrate Safer Internet Day 2017

Today, we are joining together with hundreds of thousands of young people and thousands of organisations around the world to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children.

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Making sense of computer networks in Year 6

Thanks to Computing teacher, Neil Rickus, for this blog post which looks at a recent lesson on networks he carried out with his Year 6 class.

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Prepare your assessment system for inspection

We've not got long to wait for our Primary Assessment 2016 Conference, and we’re looking forward to welcoming Headteachers, Deputy Heads and Subject Coordinators from across the country. For those of you who haven’t yet registered, here’s a summary of all that we’ll be covering on the day.

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Computing CPD in the real world

Do your staff understand how the internet is different to the world wide web? Do they have an understanding of HTML? Do they really know what an algorithm is?  Guest blogger, Ben Cornford, outlines four key steps you can take to get your staff up to speed on Computing.

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Internet Safety Day

Tuesday 9th February is Safer Internet Day!  Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.  Have a look at some of the resources available on the UK Safter internet centre and the list of tools and advice available from Switched on Computing.

 

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The new Programme of Study for science

Thanks to Tara Mawby, Editor of the ASE’s Primary Science Journal for this blog on science in the new National Curriculum. Read more »

What are the key ingredients for a school that wants to be eSafe

What are the key ingredients for a school that wants to be eSafe?  Hear from Amanda Jackson, Inspector Standards and Effectiveness – Computing and eSafety at HES, about the key considerations for Pupils, Staff and Parents as well as information on the key e-safety policies.

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