Python in Pieces - Q and A Part 1

March 5, 2020

We launched Python in Pieces, an interactive coding environment, designed to build student and teacher confidence in the text-based coding language of Python at Bett in January and are pleased to say that it has already been shortlisted for an ERA award.

In this blog we have a question and answer session with two of the developers of the programme, to discuss what it is, how it supports computing in Secondary schools.

Using Purple Mash when school is closed

March 5, 2020

We know that schools always strive to stay open but there are sometimes circumstances that mean schools have to close.  This doesn’t mean the learning needs to stop. Purple Mash gives schools access to both school and home learning.

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Evidence Me - Updated features

March 3, 2020

Evidence Me (formerly 2Build a Profile (2BAP)) is our award-winning assessment, observation and reporting app. It shows the impact of children’s learning by capturing learners’ experiences, monitoring their development and creating reports to share their progress. The app has been thoughtfully created by teachers, for teachers and ensures all the essential features required have been included.

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Get your kit on with Sport Relief

Feb. 27, 2020

Sport Relief has been part of schools diaries since 2002 and this year the theme is 'Game On' with pupils being encouraged to get their kit on to help tackle poverty and injustice.

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International Women's Day (8th March)

Feb. 26, 2020

International Women’s Day falls on Sunday 8th March and this year, the theme is #EachToBeEqual. The day is about celebrating women and their achievements, whilst challenging stereotypes, bias, discrimination and perceptions. It’s important that the world is equal and each person, regardless of gender is treated with the same respect.