Yr5s launch their blogs

img_1881Please visit Brownlow Fold year5s blog

and show them that blogs are a powerful

tool for writing and can reach all over

the world 🌎

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Launch of our annual Online Safety competition


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Safer Internet Day 2017 #SID2017

This week sees the launch of our annual Online Safety competition for Bolton schools.


This coincide with the run up to Safer Internet day #SID2017 ran by UK Safer Internet Centre.

The UK Safer Internet Centre – a partnership of three leading charities; Childnet, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation – provide resources for children, schools and families, and tools for getting involved at www.saferinternetday.org.uk.

The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community. It calls upon young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and wider, to join together in helping to create a better internet.

This year theme is:

Be the change: unite for a better internet

Schools can register as a supporter and there are a range of education packs to support schools.

It would be great to hear what your school is planning to do for #SID2017

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It was all about Computing

It was all about Computing in Year 3 at Holy Infants yesterday.

Year 3 learnt lots of tricky technical words such as algorithm, debugging and sprite. Using Purplemash the pupils learnt how to make fish move, make snails race and even create giant or tiny snails at a moment’s notice!  Mr Eccles thought he’d seen a six pack of sprites in Asda, but apparently that’s a different thing!


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NQTs & Computing

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Ipads and programming

IMG_1791Today we had Ian Wilson delivering CPD, the focus for our day was using apps for programming. We looked decomposition of  songs using a flow diagram (Steve Bunce) lots of hands on a range of apps from BeeBot, Daisy Dinosaur, ALEX & Scratch Jr to some newer ones we had not come across like The Foos, Run Marco, Kids n Code and a platform game app call Bloxels Builder.

In the afternoon we used Tickle to program a range of drones… great fun, sorry learning !


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Minecraft and Mayans!

MineCraftToday we had the pleasure of welcoming Spindle Point’s Year 6s. Their focus for their trip was using Minecraft as part of their learning and links with their Mayans topic.

Here are some of the highlights from their day.

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