Tag Archives: English Martyrs’ Catholic School

City-wide school staff digital literacy network

  Just before Christmas 2015, we launched a call to secondary and special education schools across the city to participate in a new peer led network, designed to focus supporting school staff digital literacy and CPD. The network builds on the … Continue reading

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Getting Started with GIS in the Geography Curriculum

Post by Rob Manger – English Martyrs’ Catholic School, Leicester Rob Manger is a Geography teacher at English Martyrs Catholic School in Leicester, which supports learners between age 11 and 18. Rob’s ICT innovation project focused on developing his own … Continue reading

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Arduino for Art, Design & Technology

Post by Paul Wilby, Head of Art, Design and Technology, English Martyrs Catholic School For a while I’ve been seeing references to Raspberry Pi and Arduino computer programmable boards, and a while ago I decided to invest £30 or so … Continue reading

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DigiLittle Acorns: a personal learning network

Since December 2013, the science department at English Martyrs’ Catholic School have been working together on The DigiLittle Acorns Learning Network project. The network itself is intended initially as a school-wide platform, where staff can share information about innovative projects … Continue reading

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Project Programming: An Innovation Project

Back in April we agreed a fourth round of BSF ICT Innovation Funding. One of the three school projects being supported by Leicester City Council is Project Programming from Alan Wileman, Head of ICT at English Martyrs’ Catholic School.  Staff … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2014 at English Martyrs’ Catholic School, Leicester – guest post

In celebration of Safer Internet Day 2014 (SID14), students at English Martyrs’ Catholic School were asked to think about their digital footprint – the ‘traces left behind by someone’s activity in a digital environment’ (DECD 2011). This fed into a … Continue reading

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