Black Friday: 10 Tips for Safe Online Xmas Shopping
Black Friday, the one day event where retailers slash prices in an effort to get us all worked up about Christmas shopping, and this year it is set to be bigger than ever. Check out our top ten tips for safe shopping this Christmas!
10th November 2015
Anti-Bullying week, what do you have planned?
There are many ways to get involved in Anti-Bullying Week 2015 and everyone’s voice or stand against bullying matters. Let’s make a noise about bullying!
9th November 2015
5 Creative Tech Gifts for Xmas
We are fast approaching that time of year again, raising the inevitable yearly problem, what do we buy our loved ones for Xmas? Here are our top five ideas for creative techy gifts this Christmas...
5th November 2015
Learning Commons unveiled at Devonport High School for Boys
Devonport High School for Boys recently opened their Learning Commons, transforming their traditional library into a technology enhanced learning space. It's an inspiring story!
20th October 2015
Is Superfast Broadband in your area yet?
With the ever increasing use of internet within schools the demand for Superfast Broadband continuing to grow. Is it in your area yet?
15th October 2015
Last Month at SWGfL
The new term is in full swing and there’s no rest for the movers and shakers at SWGfL HQ and on the road. Here’s a snap shot of what we’ve been up to.
14th October 2015
Looking beyond Online Safety in the Digital Literacy Curriculum
The education of online safety schools is very high on the agenda within the new Computing curriculum, and rightfully so. But Digital Literacy goes a lot further than this - have you got the full curriculum covered?
14th October 2015
Empower staff, get compliant with Online Safety BOOST
Since 2013, we have been helping schools train and protect staff, students and parents with our online safety toolkit BOOST. Since winning a BETT award earlier this year, we have completely redeveloped the system - here is the lowdown on the new system.
13th October 2015
How secure is your school’s information?
New technologies are transforming teaching and learning in schools, be sure that your supporting infrastructure is providing a safe and secure online environment for your users
12th October 2015
Logical Reasoning across the Primary Curriculum
Logical reasoning is one of the key Computational Thinking concepts in the new primary Computing curriculum. So what does it mean to think logically, and how can logic be incorporated into the everyday primary classroom?
30th September 2015
Have you talked about algorithms or abstraction with your pupils today?
Follow our top tips to integrate computational thinking language into your everyday Primary classroom.
14th September 2015
Thinking Of Using Mobile Tech In School?
Students are encouraged to bring their own devices to school, extending the amount of kit available in class, reducing the school spend on equipment and increasing the level of engagement in lessons...
10th September 2015
Help Your Students To Sharpen Up Search Techniques
Typing simply “River” into Google isn’t necessarily going to return learning resources to help you with your Geography home learning project. There are a number of ways that can help students to improve the accuracy of returns in web searches...
8th September 2015
7 Simple Online Safety Tips for Newly Qualified Teachers
September and the start of term is fast approaching, a daunting time for NQT’s! But while you’re packing your pencil case and finishing off your lesson plans, turn your thoughts to online safety and follow these simple tips in protecting your online identity, and the children you’re teaching.
27th August 2015
Make This The Year You Get Online Safety Right For Your School
As another new school year approaches and the beautiful summer rain clouds we all enjoyed seem but a distant memory, thoughts turn to new classes; new strategies; new challenges.
27th August 2015
We all know the biggest worry occurs when those pictures leave the hands of the creator and are shared wider than the intended audience. In some cases ending up being shared by and even sold to paedophiles. The ramifications of this can be huge and emotionally distressing for the victim...
19th August 2015