to understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration   A requirement in the computing curriculum for Key Stage 2 and I thought it might be helpful to share the experienceContinue Reading

Putting Ubuntu on our old Windows XP computers was a way of trying to breathe new life into the machines – making them useable again. That post is here. It has made machines accessible for internet based work – bur schools often need more than that. At the end ofContinue Reading

Our Digital Strategy is outlined here. Such a vital part of school life nowadays! I've been thinking of a way we could make use of the old machines which are spread around the school. Considerations… Teachers need to go online, often quickly We are moving much shared work over toContinue Reading

Finding different ways to bring Scratch into the classroom has been a focus for me this term! Not that we haven't found it interesting, or fun, but I have been looking for ways to build it into the curriculum and to make it something that can be (at least aContinue Reading