Website of the Week – Kiwi Primary School

By Cieran Douglass in Website of the Week | Tagged good school websites, primary school, school jotter, wiltshire
Kiwi Primary School is, at first glance, a strange name to give to a British primary school from Wiltshire. In fact, when I first read about it, I assumed it was one of our New Zealand customers, the kiwi not being a particularly diverse species on the Salisbury plain. In looking into it though, I found some truly interesting things out.

The school’s name comes from the Bulford Kiwi, a chalk figure etched into the hillside above Bulford Camp, less than four miles away from Stonehenge. It was created by New Zealand soldiers after World War One (there’s the New Read More →

Making the most of your School Jotter Website

By Cieran Douglass in Customer Training, Support | Tagged good school websites, school website, school website design, tips
By Becky Cunliffe

There are many posts online about how to make a great website, and many similar posts on what to avoid; these tend to be fairly generic. In this blog I'll summarise some of the key things that, in my opinion, should be considered, and what should be forgotten about, when it comes to school websites in particular.

My top tips:
  1. Remember the Purpose - It’s important to remember what the point of the website is. Is it to encourage parents to use your school? Is it a portal for parents? Is it for students to check for events?
    Remember
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School Jotter of the Week: Holy Family Catholic Primary School

By Webanywhere in Website of the Week | Tagged boothstown holy family, good school websites, ofsted website requirements, school website systems

Holy Family Catholic Primary School, between Manchester and Wigan, have populated their School Jotter website with a huge amount of content - and you can see that it’s updated regularly.

The content they’ve included must be a dream for Ofsted inspectors - take their newsfeed for example. News stories include the latest newsletter, information regarding their funding for sports provision and information about their new Google Translate option - a popular feature for School Jotter website users.

Another good feature - something that more school websites should have - is a Governors area. On Holy Family’s website, this is a restricted Read More →

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