Northampton Primary Academy Trust empowers staff and students with Office 365

Northampton Primary Academy Trust (NPAT) is a vibrant Trust comprising 11 schools, 4,500 students and 750 staff across Northampton Town. The Trust uses a range of Microsoft 365 Education products, including OneNote, Teams, Sway, Skype for Business, OneDrive, SharePoint and Windows 10 to provide a consistent experience for Teachers and drive better outcomes for children. […]

The Surface Book

After the success of the Surface Pro series, Microsoft have developed their first ever laptop, the Surface Book. When I received the email from Microsoft asking me to review a Surface Book, the excitement was a bit like the one of a child on Christmas eve! Since the Surface Book was released I had been […]

Deploying Minecraft Education Edition at Lings Primary School, Northampton

The following blog post was written by Andrew Robertson of Microsoft UK. I work very closely with Leigh Wolmarans, and when Microsoft heard about the great things Leigh is doing with Minecraft they wanted to find out more. Andrew contacted myself and Leigh and arranged a telephone interview to find out about how Lings Primary […]

To bring your own device or not?

As featured by Academy Today magazine – This can be found here So, you’ve heard the term bring your own device (BYOD), and you’re thinking about the possibility of introducing it at your school and having students bring in their devices from home. But what does this mean for your school and it’s network? If you […]

Redefine Learn 2017

Back on the 18th May, I had the privilege of being a guest speaker at a Microsoft Redefine Learn event that was hosted by Simon de Senlis Primary. These Redefine Learn events give a chance for educators to showcase how they are redefining learning within their schools. The event included keynote sessions from Ian Fordham, […]