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Phew! That was hard work – all 90 interviews have taken place so next week it will be time for all the applicants to do their task – how resilient will they be if it gets tough?
Can you believe it – 90 applications for us to look through!! Amazing stuff, so pleased that so many year 1 children want to be part of our digital team as a leader or helper 🙂 Now we have to sort out their appointment times for all the interviews, we are going to be busy!
After a few practise sessions, we were ready – and how brilliant everyone was! All the digital leaders stood up in assembly and talked about what they had done and enjoyed in this last year and urged all 120 year one children to apply – all applications must be in by 21st June!
So the time is drawing near for the Year 1 children to begin the application process! This year has really whizzed past. The digital leaders firstly made posters advertising the job and then prepared their words for the special assembly. Everyone said that they wanted to stand up and speak, they are all a lot … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders have been using the augmented reality app Quiver to bring pictures to life! There were lots of pictures to choose from and you could colour them however you liked. All of the pictures did something different for you to interact with. Everyone loved the games ones like the dinosaur and the … Continue reading
This week some of the Digital Leaders visited a Year 1 class to see how they were getting on with the Bee Bots! They were most impressed how much the children knew and took the opportunity to pass on some tips 🙂
This week the Digital Leaders were so excited to go out on a workshop visit to the Norwich Apple Store in Chapelfield shopping centre. We walked quickly as the sky looked rather grey in parts and luckily got there without getting wet! We were greeted by Neil at the door and shown to our workstations, … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders have been busy writing algorithms for the Bee Bots and Blue Bots. Using special challenge cards they have had to take their Bee Bots on specific pathways over the mats or draw letters or shapes on the carpet. Some of the challenges were really quite hard, especially when you had … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders have been using the program Incredibox to make some groovy music! “It is really easy you just drag the sound you want on top of the man and it starts playing.” “All the sounds are really cool.” “Some of the sounds fit together better than others.” “Our class are really going … Continue reading
Who doesn’t love a dancing robot?! This week the digital leaders have been testing out some websites that allow you to programme a robot to dance, Move Mixer and Robo Boogie What was really clever about Robo Boogie was that you were able to change the robots movements and then look at the code to … Continue reading