Latest updates and news from your Learning Resource consultants, every half term.
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July is upon us and another academic year is drawing to a close. We hope you all have a restful and enjoyable summer.
J2e Blast into Summer
To prevent the summer slide J2e are inviting schools to join them in the Just2easy Summer Challenge! The challenge begins on July 20th and ends on 3rd September. You can click here to get the parent information pack. They have some great prizes - every student who plays at least 10 games on j2blast Go Live! will be entered into a prize draw for one of several £20 Argos vouchers. Every school that participates will be entered for a prize of £200 to be spent on any resources they want.
School Website RAG Audits
Our School Website RAG audits for maintained schools, free schools and academies were updated last month in line with DfE requirements. You can check that your website is compliant by downloading the audits here.
Our latest case study looks at Maths Bootcamp. This focussed on raising standards in numeracy for underachieving KS4 students using innovative teaching techniques which harnessed the power of LGfL content, Cloud Platforms and the latest stylus-based Chrome books. You can read and watch the case study here.
BBC Sound Effects
This database of 16,000 sound effects from the BBC can be used within a wide range of applications, excellent to use in multimedia projects and presentations. Many sounds have multiple versions to suit different uses and help enhance videos, presentations and podcasts.
5 ways to
The aim of 5 ways is to showcase five ways to use LGfL resources across the curriculum that you can take and use and share. For example, they can be shared in the staff room, at INSET sessions and also given to parents so that they can support their children's learning at home. Our latest 5 ways looks at 5 ways to support computing. You can download all our 5 Ways from our blog.
Training from LGfL
There are a number of courses running in the Autumn term. Training is FREE for all LGfL teachers and is held on a Tuesday at Camden CLC, or at one of our partner venues, you can find out more about the courses on offer and how to sign up here. Examples of future courses include: Online Safety training, Creative Computing, Supporting EAL and Supporting teaching Assistants as well as Google and Microsoft training.
You can also book one of the Learning Resource Consultants to come in to school and deliver INSET sessions, a perfect way to kick off the Autumn term and ensure you are making the most of the LGfL resources available to you. Contact us via email@example.com.
Our curriculum blog is updated weekly and now has over 75 posts showcasing resources from LGfL to help support you in delivering the curriculum. Please let us know what future blog posts you would like or if you would like to write a guest blog post about the work you are doing in schools using LGfL resources. You can also subscribe to the blog so that you never miss a post.
Dates for the Diary TES SEN Show 5th - 6th October - LGfL are once again exhibiting, come and find out how we can support SEND provision in schools. TeachMeet SEN Show Friday 5th October 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm find out from other teachers what they are using in their classrooms over Pizza and drinks.
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Bradley and Dawn
Bradley Dardis and Dawn Hallybone
Your Learning Resource Consultants