We hope this email finds you refreshed and ready for an enriching second half of the term! As we welcome everyone back to school, we’re thrilled to share some exciting updates and opportunities that we believe will enhance your school’s online presence.
What Training is coming up?
We have lots of training planned for the next few weeks to share with you courtesy of our amazing, Scott!
All of our sessions are live on Zoom and start around 3.30pm. Please see each session for further details.
WED 8th NOV
WED 15th NOV
Advanced Page Editing
WED 22nd NOV
Website Forms and Data Collection
TUES 28th NOV
Are you maximising your school admissions opportunities?
With the window soon opening for new parents to register their children at a Primary school, you may be feeling slightly anxious at the thought of not achieving your school admission numbers. Obviously, the best way to avoid this is to be marketing and promoting your school all year round. However, if there is a last minute panic, do not fret, we have you covered with our 7 Tips to Boost School Admissions Blog.
In the News
Here is a round-up of education news and views that may peak your interest…
- Inside the First Education ‘Hackathon’
Tech experts and school leaders discussed how large-language AI models could be used in a school setting for creating policies, newsletters and health and care plan data to generate worksheets based on a pupil’s needs, and act as a personal assistant for language students.
Schools Week – Link to story
- Garden Birds are counting on you. Big Garden Bird Watch – Jan 2024
The world’s largest garden wildlife survey returns, with hundreds of thousands of people watching and counting the UK’s garden birds over the last weekend in January for the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch. Get your school involved.
RSPB – Link to get involved
- How to fix attendance – A research view of what works
With schools around the world grappling with the problem of persistent absence, attendance expert Carolyn Gentle-Genitty tells Tes how we can help pupils back into school.
Tes Magazine – Link to article