Your Curriculum Innovation Newsletter

  Newsletter 33  24 May 2019  


In this week's newsletter:

Subscription packages 2018-19 - Registration open

Registration is now open for Curriculum Innovation packages for the 2018-19 academic year.  The team are pleased to announce that last year's prices are being maintained and that schools have the choice of signing up to a standard subscription or building their own bespoke package of support.  Please click here to view the options available and go to the right hand menu to complete the online registration form.  If you would like advice as to which option would best suit your school's requirements or would like to create a partnership subscription please call the centre on 01274 434818 or email

Gaming Festival Success

Thank you to all the pupils who attended the inaugural Gaming Festival held here at The Innovation Centre Bradford yesterday afternoon. Pupils were inspired to consider a multiple of career paths within the gaming industry by keynote speakers Kris and Shi before playing each others games and taking part in a hands-on games creation session.  Congratulations to Thackley Primary, Bradford Academy and the Long Lee and Ingrow Federation - all crowned category winners by their peers.  We are already planning next year's event!

Visigo Desktop Monitoring Option

The University Academy Keighley recently trialled Smoothwall's Visigo desktop monitoring software and their positive experience has been shared as a Customer Story here. Visigo is being offered as an optional extra for schools that contract to the Bradford Learning Network by 12 October 2018.  To find out more please click here or contact a member of the BLN team on 01274 434835.

Summer Minecraft Meet Holiday Activity - 30 & 31 July

Bradford Council’s Curriculum Innovation team is delivering Minecraft holiday sessions during the Summer Holidays at The Digital Exchange, Little Germany. If your child is between 6 & 11 years old & is a Minecraft enthusiast this half day fun meet is a perfect activity. Our experhactive activities to allow your child to explore and create exciting new worlds. You do not need to bring any equipment - all resources and laptops will be provided. There is no need for parents/guardians to stay, but if you feel more comfortable remaining on the premises we have a space where you can wait. All our staff are eDBS registered and are experienced classroom practitioners.

The meets are being held on Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st July and are repeated four times. Please visit the Eventbrite website to book a place for your child.  







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