We work closely with a range of partners and are constantly ensuring our team and the Innovation Centre are suitably accredited to continue delivering a high quality service.
2simple make powerful and creative educational software and the Curriculum Innovation team have modelled the effective utilisation of a range of 2simple products to raise attainment in schools over many years. Members of the team are officially
CEOP works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify and respond to threats to children and young people. All Curriculum Innovation consultants have been trained as CEOP Ambassadors and are qualified to deliver Thinkuknow training to schools and other organisations.
CoderDojo is an open source, volunteer led movement providing free coding opportunities for children and their parents. The centre provides rooms and resources for the Bradford CoderDojo that runs monthly on Saturday mornings.
CAS provide leadership and strategic guidance to all those involved in Computing education in schools, with a significant but not exclusive focus on the Computer Science theme within the wider Computing curriculum. Along with Christine Harvey from Bradford Grammar we run the Bradford CAS Hub.
EducationCity is a leading developer and publisher of educational content utilised by over 15,500 schools. The Curriculum Innovation team have worked closely with EducationCity for over 10 years and members of the team are the only officially accredited EducationCity Trainers in the UK.
Focusing on film literacy and filmmaking, the Into Film free CPD programme emphasises film as a teaching tool to encourage deep and active learning, and facilitate young people taking control of their own learning processes. Two of our consultants are Into Film CPD accredited practitioners.
The online software is designed to raise attainment and engagement in Mathematics in upper KS2 and KS3. Children configure a Formula 1 racing car encountering a variety of mathematical problem solving activities to prepare their car for a race with others. The Challenge is a nationwide event culminating in a National Finals Day in Birmingham and The Innovation Centre is a regional Centre of Excellence.
The LCEP is a collaboration of local and regional organisations with the remit to address very real needs and gaps in relation to developing the Bradford’s cultural offer for children and young people. The team are members of the steering group and are actively engaged in several LCEP projects.
The London Knowledge Lab is a unique collaboration between the UCL Institute of Education and Birkbeck. ScratchMaths is a 3 year project using Scratch to improve Mathematics attainment in KS2. The Centre is a regional hub for the project.
Naace is the ICT association. Members include educators, technologists and policy makers who share a vision for the role of technology in advancing education. The team have been NAACE members for over 10 years and continue to work closely with NAACE as a Naace Regional Delivery Partner.
The Curriculum Innovation team deliver Primary Computing/ICT CPD on behalf of the National STEM centre in York to a national audience. The STEM Centre also provides access to school bursaries (Intensive ENTHUSE Award) of £5,000 and Partnership bursaries (ENTHUSE Partnership Award) of £12,000. The team have collaborated with several schools in Bradford to write successful bids to access this STEM provision.
The SWGfL is a not-for-profit, charitable trust company who have produced a free online E-Safety self-review tool and theOnline Safety Mark celebrating the quality of a school’s (e)Safeguarding provision. Our consultants are qualified Online Safety Mark Assessors.