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October 2020 

 

Bug Club 

Our school have started using a new app called 'Bug Club', this is an online app which our Teachers can set us our reading books on. As we have never used this before Mrs Edwards and Mrs Walker asked us if we would be able to create an instruction video to be sent out to parents and children to help them use it. 

First we started off by trialing Bug Club and learning how to use it, this was very exciting as we got a sneak preview before anyone else! 

Once we knew how to use it we spent time planning out what we thought our video should include and how we were going to film and edit it. 

We then worked together to produce the video before handing it over to our editors Bekir and Ruby for them to put it all together for us. 

We are extremely proud of the video we made and we have had lots of positive feedback from staff and parents. 

Take a look at our video: 

Bug Club Introduction

Still image for this video

September 2020 

 

Lots of plans had to be put on hold due to lockdown but we are now back meeting weekly. We have had a super busy month getting back into the swing of being back in school and we have already achieved lots. 

 

Introduction Presentation: 

Due to the current bubbles we have in school we couldn't run our assembly in the hall the way we wanted to but this didn't stop us. We created our own Google Slides, with each member of the team being responsible for a slide which was then sent out to all Teachers for them to show their class. The purpose of our presentation was to introduce ourselves and make sure everyone knows our roles and what we are planning to do in the year ahead. 

New Members: 

We have decided to keep our Digital Leaders team the same this year as we didn't get to finish the whole year but we wanted to give the new Year 3s the opportunity to join our team. We had lots of interest and received over 20 application forms. We spent our weekly meeting reading all of the applications before holding a vote. 

Congratulations to Mary-Jane our newest member of the team, we are really looking forward to having a new member in the team. 

 

February 2020 

 

A very exciting start to this month as we have recruited our new 2020 Digital Leaders. We had a HUGE response to our recruitment process receiving over 60 applications. The standard of applications were fantastic making it very hard to short list just 8 candidates. After lots of deliberation between Miss Pope and lot's of other staff we ended up shorting listing 10 successful candidates who we are looking forward to welcoming them to our first meeting on Wednesday 5th February. 

 

Challenge 1 begins! 

Today we had our first Digital Leaders meeting and were set our first challenge to create a vision for the next year. After lots of group discussion and sharing ideas we have created our own Digital Leader 2020-2021 vision. Take a look: 

 

March 2020 

 

Challenge 2 

 

This month we have been set challenge 2, to raise awareness of Digital Leader's across school. We have come up with a number of tasks we want to do over the next few weeks in order to complete our challenge. These include creating lanyards so people know who we are, planning and presenting an assembly to introduce ourselves, creating a display and making ourselves known on the schools social media accounts. 

 

Creating our Lanyards 

 

Today we used publisher to create our own badges for our lanyards as well as creating our own avatars. We are hoping lanyards will help people recognise who we are and will make us stand out! 


 

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