Link2ICT School Newsletters

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June 2017

In this edition, we raise the question of how the new GDPR legislation might affect schools and offer free GDPR seminars. We bring you the latest in Bren's Blog, where he reflects on the excellence of colleagues, highlight the new SIMS Interventions Module, we publish our new Summer/Autumn Training Guide, the regular contribition from TheSchoolBus considers parental behaviour in schools and online, plus there's another MIS update, and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

 

  

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May 2017

In this edition, we invite you to the event designed specifically for teachers - Making an ImpaCT on Thursday 25 May, bring you the latest in Bren's Blog where he reflects on the importance of investing in excellence, with this in mind, we offer a Summer Term CPD Discount package, and with budgets increasingly stretched, the regular contribition from TheSchoolBus considers income generation opportunities for schools, we highlight the success of LaunchPad 365 (BGfL 365) in Staffordshire with a new video, plus there's another Online Safety update with the latest safeguarding news, and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

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April 2017

In this edition, we premiere two new videos featuring BGfL 365 and how it is making a difference at Our Lady's Catholic Primary School, bring you Bren’s Blog where he reminds us that the journey to excellence is a continuous one, launch SATs Blast - another new curriculum resource added to the award-winning BGfL 365 Tool Suite, highlight the latest safeguarding news in our regular Online Safety Update, invite you to take part in Scratch Day 2017 and feature ScratchMaths - a computing and mathematical curriculum programme, and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

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March 2017

In this edition, we invite you to the Link2ICT Conference with an exciting programme to unlock your school’s potential, focus the spotlight on St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Cannock who are transforming teaching and learning with Launchpad 365, bring you Bren’s Blog where he considers nurturing excellence, highlight parental controls for popular apps and video websites, give you some more BGfL 365 Top Tips and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

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Febuary 2017

In this edition, following the recent Safer Internet Day, we look at some useful online safety resources, focus the spotlight on Heath Mount Primary School who are taking advantage of our Web Services, bring you Bren’s Blog where he considers the merits of a train party, highlight our updated data protection courses to incorporate the new General Data Protection Regulations, announce the date of the Link2ICT Annual Conference, provide an update on the world of Virtual Reality and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

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January 2017

In this edition, we look at online safety and the upcoming Safer Internet Day, focus the spotlight on Rednal Hill Juniors who are making a difference to safeguarding the school with MyConcern, bring you Bren’s Blog which reflects on new approaches and new technology, highlight our new science training courses, provide another batch of BGfL 365 Top Tips and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

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December 2016

In this edition, we have a special Christmas message from NAO the humanoid robot, look at more Top Tips for BGfL 365, focus on some great resources for online safety, highlight the new Link2ICT Break Fix service, invite you to some more BGfL 365 TeachMeet events, bring you Bren’s Blog which looks at school improvement and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

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November 2016

In this edition, Link2ICT are shortlisted finalists for the BETT Awards 2017 with our Monitoring Service, we announce this year’s winner of the Paul Shoesmith Award, look at BGfL 365 Top Tips, focus the spotlight on Hilbre High School who are safeguarding the school community with MyConcern, bring you an exclusive discount deal on education books, invite you to the Teachnology Conference on 22 November, highlight the professional development opportunities for using the iPad in your teaching and learning and our courses to support the computing curriculum and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

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October 2016

In this edition, we look at professional development with BGfL365 and online safety, focus the spotlight on Yarnfield Primary School who are using the Link2ICT Robot Days to support the computing curriculum, provide an online safety update on appropriate filters as highlighted in “Keeping children safe in education”, invite you to the Network Managers and School Technicians Event on 9 November and Teachnology on 22 November, highlight the Link2ICT Monitoring Service - now used by over 100 schools and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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September 2016

In this edition, we look at internet safety for mobile devices, focus the spotlight on Sundridge Primary School and how they are enhancing their curriculum with BGfL 365, provide another online safety update, invite you to the Making an ImpaCT event on 10 October along with highlighting other upcoming events, bring you information on TheSchoolBus and SchooliP and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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July 2016

In this edition, we look back at the year picking out reflect on some of the highlights of the last 12 months such as the Link2ICT Digital Monitoring Service, MyConcern and BGfL 365. And we look ahead to the exciting new offerings that we have to help you after the summer break, including TheSchoolBus, SchooliP, Futures Browser, new courses for 2016/2017, Resources for DSLs and much more.

 

 

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June 2016

In this edition, we look at j2data - the latest addition to the BGfL 365 ToolSuite, focus the spotlight on Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, highlight how BGfL 365 is so much more than Office 365, bring you the latest online safety update, and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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May 2016

In this edition, we look at a unique SIMS migration deal in MIS Update, focus the spotlight on St Edmund Catholic School, invite you to a FREE event to discover how Apple products can transform teaching and learning, highlight an exciting new CPD opportunity for school business management, and much more,, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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April 2016

In this edition, we look at the new features for MyConcern, focus the spotlight on Bells Farm Primary School, bring you the presentations from Link2ICT Annual Conference, highlight the National Education Network’s safeguarding guidance, and take a look at how schools can make the most of Tim Peake’s space mission, and much more,, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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February 2016

In this edition, we look at the power of BGfL 365 in the classroom, focus the spotlight on managing safeguarding concerns at Woodcroft Primary School, invite you to the Link2ICT Annual Conference, bring you another great NEN resource, “Counter Extremism”, highlight the latest developments in virtual reality technology, and much more,, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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December 2015

In this edition, we look at an exclusive FREE unlimited device Trial of NetSupport School - the leading classroom instruction, monitoring and management tool, re-focus the spotlight on all the schools we featured in 2015, bring you our unique seasonal safeguarding version of "'Twas the night before Christmas", blast off with BGfL 365, highlight the key strengths of MyConcern - the safe and secure system for recording and managing all safeguarding concerns, take you on a Polar Exploration - another great NEN resource, and much more,, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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November 2015

In this edition, we look at BGfL 365 - our brand new personalised learning environment, focus the spotlight on St John Wall Catholic School, revisit The Cold War - another great NEN resource, highlight CPD grants available to schools via BeLF, and much more,, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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October 2015

In this edition, we look at eSafety for the year ahead, focus the spotlight on Rednal Hill Infant School, introduce you to Entrust, highlight the improvements we have made to your internet service, and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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June 2015

In this edition, we look at the Link2ICT Safeguarding Suite - the complete eSafety solution for schools, focus the spotlight on Deykin Avenue Junior and Infant School, introduce you to NetSupport School and the Link2ICT WebDA Service giving you control of your school’s online activity, highlight another great resource from the National Education Network.

 

 

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May 2015

In this edition, we look at the next steps for delivering the computing curriculum, focus the spotlight on Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School, invite you to the Making an ImpaCT event on 11 June, offer a helping hand with technician support, highlight another great resource from the National Education Network, and much more, not forgetting those all-important dates for your diary.

 

 

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April 2015

In this edition, we look at fabulous robot experiences to enrich your computing curriculum, focus the spotlight on Perry Beeches Infant School, invite you to the Making an ImpaCT event on 11 June, give you the chance to win the Paul Shoesmith Innovation Award, meet the Link2ICT Marketing team, and much more.