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How to protect children from online extremism

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) have produced online digital literacy and citizenship schemes of learning to ensure students behave safely, think critically and participate responsibly when online. @UK_SIC.

This checklist looks at the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 which obliges schools to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism including online.

 Download the information leaflet.

Futurform ICT will be sponsoring a number of cluster […]

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We’re supporting iRights

Futurform ICT are delighted to be supporting The iRights campaign.

The iRights campaign is an initiative that seeks to make the digital world a more transparent and empowering place for children and young people (under 18) by delivering a universal framework of digital rights, in order that young people are able to access digital technologies creatively, knowledgeably and fearlessly.

Children and young people are often […]

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Drones to teach coding in education – part 1

I have always been fascinated in drones and their potential in education. After reading the blog from Mark Anderson regarding his Parrot drone, I took the step and purchased one online.

After much research I decided to opt for the Parrot rolling Spider mini drone. At a cost of £59.99 I felt that should my trials work this would be an […]

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Sambourne Primary Students join Futurform at the WEICT Conference

Futurform IT Services were delighted to be joined by Daisy Maffey and Olivia Saltmarsh, two students from Sambourne primary school at the West of England ICT conference on Thursday 2nd July.

Over the past term students at Sambourne Primary in Warminster have been taking part in a 3D animation project with iPads and computers. Daisy and Olivia demonstrated how to use […]

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SMART Exchange… are you doing it?

SMART Exchange is a one-stop destination designed to provide teachers with access to all of SMART’s learning resources and the opportunity to connect with colleagues in a professional community. Custom-designed searches save time by delivering relevant results and a full visual preview of all SMART Notebook files, so that teachers can easily evaluate a lesson before downloading it.

So what are […]

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Summer Offer – SMART 4065 now £2425.00

With the summer holidays approaching there has never been a better time to upgrade your projectors and SMART boards to the latest SMART 4065 65″ interactive flat panel.

Why choose the SMART 4065?
65” LED DISPLAY
This large panel display screen is perfect for most classrooms, helping bring lesson content to life with high quality HD visuals thus delivering a high quality learning […]

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Investing in technology

It is essential that technology is seen as naturally underpinning all aspects of a school’s operation and the teaching of all subjects, but technology costs money. Ensuring you are setting the correct budgets and investing in the most appropriate equipment for your school is essential.

BESA urges schools to commit to their technology investment to support a 21st century education for […]

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SMART Notebook 15 arrives April 23rd

NEW – Notebook 15 arrives April 23rd
SMART Notebook continues to evolve to meet the demands of changing learning styles to support a dynamic, inspiring curriculum. It allows
educators to easily create engaging interactive learning experiences, while providing the flexibility to respond to the needs of learners in real-time.
Please ensure that Notebook Advantage subscribers are aware of the following new features of […]

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First Delivery of New SMART E4065 screens received

We’re excited to have received our first delivery of the New SMART E4065 65″ interactive touch screens.

These new screens form part of the New range of interactive touch screens:

E4055 – 55″
E4065 – 65″
E70 – 70″

We will be installing these today at schools in Somerset along with the Roth digital sound bar.

If your school would like a quote for replacing the […]

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