Wall Art Blog

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
02 Jan 2020
Bring your school's walls to life
 

Bring your school’s walls to life – our design process

Use bespoke designed wall graphics to help communicate your school’s visions and values, impress visitors, inspire learning and add a wow factor to your school.

Bring your school's walls to life
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
02 Jan 2020
woodford county physics feature wall
 

Are your school’s walls uninspiring?

Research on the effects of learning environments on pupil’s show that school buildings lay the foundations for pupils’ learning and for their experience in school.

woodford county physics feature wall
School Improvement
27 Nov 2019
southfield school photography wall art
 

Using photographs to promote your school

It is often heard said that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’. This is so true when trying to communicate the atmosphere, aims and ethos of your school to prospective parents, pupils, staff and Ofsted. Well-taken photographs used on bespoke designed wall art can say it all.

southfield school photography wall art
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
22 Mar 2018
School art project history corridor wall art
 

Ways to approach a Wall Art project in your school

When we visit schools and they see the benefits and opportunities of Wall Art, one of the fundamental factors in them going ahead is of course budget.

School art project history corridor wall art
ATTAINMENT
28 Feb 2018
How to develop imagination in children with wall art
 

Communicating valuable messages all year round

Spring term is a busy one for important days that help us focus pupils on key skills or learning and raise their profile within school, for example, World Book Day, International Women’s Day and Safer Internet Day.

How to develop imagination in children with wall art
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
27 Jun 2017
New requirements for school websites new content
 

New statutory requirements for school websites

The statutory requirements for maintained schools to publish certain information on their school websites were brought into effect in 2012. Since then there have been a number of updates and changes to what should be published on school websites.

New requirements for school websites new content

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WELLBEING
16 Dec 2016
Improve Pupil's Well-being
 

Ways to help improve pupil’s well-being using Wall Art

Anxiety and mental health issues in children and teenagers is rapidly increasing. Services like CAMHS are overloaded and Childline recently reported a rise of 35% in calls regarding anxiety issues.

Improve Pupil's Well-being
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
19 Oct 2016
Ravenswood School reading wall themed corridor wall art
 

Promote reading through your school’s walls

Fostering a love of reading is always high on a schools agenda and raising the profile of reading plays an important role.

Ravenswood School reading wall themed corridor wall art
ATTAINMENT
27 Apr 2016
Children Blogging
 

10 reasons why children should be blogging

There are usually two camps of people when it comes to blogging in school – those who love it and those who hate it. It’s a bit like marmite.

Children Blogging
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
10 Apr 2016
Successful School Website
 

Maintaining a successful school website – time for a tidy up?

Schools are busy places with events and changes happening every day so your website can quickly become filled with outdated information and need a spring clean.

Successful School Website
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
23 Mar 2016
Osmani Primary School Vision and Values Workshop
 

Vision and Values Workshop at Osmani Primary School

Remi Atoyebi has been the head teacher of Osmani Primary School’s for ten years this year. The school itself is also celebrating the big 3-0. For Remi and her staff this year felt like a poignant time providing them with a natural opportunity to reflect on all the progress and achievements to be proud of so far and a time to question how best they as a staff could take Osmani forward for the next 10 years.

Osmani Primary School Vision and Values Workshop
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
15 Mar 2016
What does Ofsted want to see on your school website
 

What does Ofsted want to see on your school website?

When The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 came in and school websites became a compulsory item for all schools Ofsted quickly made it clear that a school’s website would form part of their judgements. Schools these days are only too aware of how important a school’s website is both legally and in terms of Ofsted ratings.

What does Ofsted want to see on your school website
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
25 Feb 2016
The thinking behind OneSite new website
 

The thinking behind OneSite

As a teacher of many years I have seen so many new directives, ideas, ways of thinking and approaches to excellent provision and teaching. Some I have loved, some I have despised.

The thinking behind OneSite new website
ATTAINMENT
10 Feb 2016
Stimulate learning
 

Stimulate learning and raise aspirations through displays

We live in a very visual culture. Your pupils are used to being visually stimulated from so many angles and from such a young age with all the technology that is available to them. In order to engage them, we are in a time where the visual presentation of lessons, activities and your school are of huge consequence to a pupil’s ability to learn.

Stimulate learning
ATTAINMENT
22 Oct 2015
Learning Environment And Pupil Progress
 

The effect of the learning environment on pupils’ progress

As adults we are well aware of what effects our moods and motivation and its fair to say that usually, if we feel good in the environment and surroundings we live or work in then we feel happier. A dreary, tatty room is uninspiring, whereas an aesthetically pleasing workplace on the other hand has an impact on our positivity and our outlook.

Learning Environment And Pupil Progress
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
25 Sep 2015
The Google mobile website deadline is here e-safety
 

How to promote e-safety effectively

As schools, you are constantly teaching children how to be e-safe, just as you are teaching them to play safely outside, cook safely and behave safely around each other and in public.

 Is the hard work that you do regarding e-safety clear to parents, prospective parents and Ofsted?

The Google mobile website deadline is here e-safety
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
01 Sep 2015
school governing body
 

What should you be publishing about your Governing Body?

Before the end of term there was much speculation over changes to the Statutory Regulations for what should appear on a school website. Over the summer we have been keeping a beady eye on any changes.

school governing body
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
15 Jul 2015
Promoting Safeguarding on your website
 

Promoting Safeguarding on your website

Safeguarding is an important part of a schools duty towards the development of their pupils and is a very current topic this term with the new responsibilities for schools under The Counter Terrorism Act 2015.

Promoting Safeguarding on your website
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
07 Jul 2015
Counter Terrorism and Security act 2015
 

The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 and your website

The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 places a duty of care on schools to prevent people being drawn into terrorism as part of their safeguarding duties. This statutory duty came into effect on today and places responsibilities with schools to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.

Counter Terrorism and Security act 2015
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
18 Jun 2015
website content Ofsted ready
 

Top tips to get your school’s website is Ofsted ready

Most of us are familiar with Ofsted taking a peak at a school’s website ahead of inspections. It can help them form a good first impression and get a feel for the lifeblood of a school. But often too, Ofsted are checking that key information that should be there is there, and have certain ‘hot topics’ where brownie points may be issued if they’re seen to be included.

website content Ofsted ready
FUNDING
21 May 2015
Additional funding pots photography
 

Are you using additional funding pots?

It’s that time of year when budgets are being rubber-stamped and use of school funding becomes a hot topic. It is especially important for schools to be transparent these days with the statutory requirements that expect you to publish your allocations, expenditure and impact of additional pots of money on your websites.

Additional funding pots photography
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
13 May 2015
Google website deadline for future proofing websites
 

The Google mobile website deadline is here

With over 67% of all searches now made from a mobile device, Google has announced that from April 21st 2015 it will favour in the search results mobile friendly websites over websites that are not responsive to mobile devices.

Google website deadline for future proofing websites
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
20 Mar 2015
Brand bespoke graphic for web page
 

How to create an effective school brand

A strong brand helps you make an impact each and every time a parent, pupil or stakeholder makes contact with your school. A strong brand can give you a competitive advantage when trying to get the attention of prospective parents.

Brand bespoke graphic for web page
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
01 Mar 2015
Effective website for schools
 

5 ways to create an effective website for your school

We’ve put together 5 simple tips to help you create a more effective website.

Effective website for schools

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