Ensuring technology does not go to waste in schools
When a school invests money into new technology for their school, it is usually due to the belief that itRead more.
Why would StepITS tackle childhood obesity more than any other intervention programme?
As a mum of two primary aged children I am very familiar with the huge childhood obesity crisis we areRead more.
ClassHug – A school review
“We are a SEN secondary school and use ClassHug primarily during off-site educational visits. Trip leaders will attach trackers toRead more.
ClassHug Trackers – A Students View
School Trips When I was at school I went on many trips with the school, many of them were whenRead more.
Obesity, Mental Health and Activity In Schools
Obesity, mental health issues, poor levels of activity, physical problems spending less time outside – Why are we having allRead more.
Does EdTech in schools help or hinder pupils?
Technology has evolved massively over the last decade, it was only a matter of time until it started to playRead more.
The Outside Classroom
Imagine a school with no indoor classrooms? Well, one pre-school hit the news in June when it announced just that!Read more.
Should you worry about your data in the cloud
The question about your data in the cloud is probably asked many times over and almost certainly had many differentRead more.
4 top tips for in-school marketing
Finishing working in a primary school on a Friday, knowing that I will be marketing to them come Monday isRead more.
Do your carefully crafted procedures really help when things go wrong?
We spend an age writing policies and procedures before we venture outside school. How much do they really help thoughRead more.
Survey results – We recently surveyed 100 parents of primary school children about how they view safety on school trips
We recently conducted a survey of 100 parents of children at primary school to ask them about how they feelRead more.
“Teachers and Childcare workers are lazy”
I was talking to a major early years’ childcare organisation about what we do and was told “electronic tracking goesRead more.
Developing technology for teachers – why so many #EdTech vendors get it wrong
As a KS2 teacher and Computing lead for my school, I used to be really frustrated by some of theRead more.
Mummy Worrypants – a parent’s perspective on school trips
“Muuuuum, I’ve got a school trip coming up soon will you sign my letter!” Shouted my then 8-year-old daughter. ThenRead more.
How a trip to the woods helped one of my pupils with development issues
In my previous years at a school in Surrey I regularly took out groups of 2+ years olds to WoodlandRead more.
How losing my son on a trip to the zoo led to The Hug Group
A couple of years ago, shortly after leaving my previous company in the City of London to work on myRead more.
Work Experience with The HugGroup
From the 5th to the 9th of February 2018 I was an active member of The HugGroup as a studentRead more.
Go to school on an egg – why breakfast club is the most important time of the day
Most of us know that breakfast is supposed to be the most important time of the day and there areRead more.