Digital Leaders

A number of schools have established Digital Leader(DL) teams. These are groups of pupils, often interviewed in a formal way who lead the school in it’s IT journey. For some, they check the hardware and help nervous teachers with their lessons. At the other end of the scale you have pupils coding, designing games and apps. Digital Leaders are the […]

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Beige Food

I am re-blogging this post from Henrietta Pretty because I know there are lots of children out there who are making their parent’s lives ( well meal times) really difficult. This will also have an impact on school where often school meal supervisors are hell bent on ‘persuading’ children to eat. I come from the generation where you ate what […]

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Reading, prizes & the Night Zookeeper!

The Night Zookeeper have launched a competition in association with the National Literacy Trust. The aim of the competition is to get children reading! They are encouraged to read in 15 minute intervals to acquire points to power their ‘Reading Torch’. They unlock exclusive Night Zookeeper content along the way and can be entered into a prize draw once their […]

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Striking or not?

Keats wrote about a ‘season of mists and mellow¬†fruitfulness’ . Well it isn’t autumn but it is the season of conferences and for the teaching unions that means a cry to arms – well at least a call to strike. I’ve never gone on strike although I have been unable to go work because others were on strike and my […]

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