Who We Work With
Written by Lesley   
Friday, 11 January 2013 21:55

We asked some of the children we have worked with to tell us a little about what they have been learning. Please click a video to play it.

We learned how to make computer games!  Learning about Algorithms with Lego Wedo

You can read more about which schools we have worked with below.


  • Strategic ICT Development under our ICT 3 Plus 3 package
  • E-Safety Development through our E-Safety Support Package
  • ICT Subject Leader Training and Mentoring
  • Purple Mash and 2Simple Training Courses
  • Learning Platform Training
  • Smithills ICT Projects - Game Making with 2Simple, Kidz Kut-out Kartoon Film Project and Digital Photography Boot Camp for Kids
  • New Technologies Courses such as blogging and app design
  • The Wigan App Making Project in partnership with Smithills ICT and Blippit
  • Expert ICT In-Residence Teacher
  • ICT Mark Assessment Support
  • E-Safety Assemblies
  • Cyberbullying Day
  • Safer Internet Day Assemblies
  • Blogging in Primary Schools
  • Parent E-Safety Training
  • Teaching Assistant Training and Coaching with the 2Build a Profile app
  • Courses - Blogging for Beginners, App Making, Essential E-Safety Training for teachers and teaching assistants
  • After school ICT clubs
  • New computing curriculum advice and support
  • Curriculum redesign for 2013-14
  • BlogFEST 2013
  • Essential E-Safety Training
  • Table Host for the SSAT
  • 2 Day Primary ICT & Computing Leadership Course
  • 2Code Training
  • Parent E-Safety Workshops
  • E-Safety Event 2014 - Getting Ready for Safer Internet Day

You can read some of their latest testimonials here.



  • Lowton St Catherine's Primary - Computing 3+3, Strategic and Curriculum Support (Winter 2014 - Spring 2015)
  • RL Hughes Primary - In-Class Teaching CPD and Support (Autumn - Winter 2014), Subject Leader Strategic Support (2014-15)
  • Standish St Wilfrid's CE Primary Academy Trust - E-Safety Day Event & Training (Summer 2014)
  • Westleigh St Paul's CE Primary - Computing Consultancy and Curriculum Planning, INSET and Strategic Support (Winter - Spring 2014-15)
  • Aspull Church CE Primary - Computing Consultancy and Curriculum Planning, INSET and Strategic Support (Summer - Spring 2014-15)
  • St Catharine's CE Primary - ICT Teaching, Purple Mash Training, PPA support, After school blogging and app making clubs (2012-14)
  • St Patrick's RC Primary - E-Safety Audit
  • St Oswald's RC Primary - Game Making with 2Simple Project
  • Garrett Hall Primary - Specialist Computing Teacher (Winter 2013)
  • Hindley J&I
  • Leigh CE Junior
  • St George's Central
  • Atherton Sacred Heart - ICT 3 Plus Package - supported for 2 years (2012-14)
  • Hindley Green Sacred Heart - ICT Consultancy and Cyberbullying Day
  • Leigh Twelve Apostles - ICT 3 Plus 3 Package - supported for 2 years (2012-14)
  • Westleigh Methodist
  • Marsh Green - Curriculum Development & Green Screen Technology
  • Ince CE
  • RL Hughes
  • Christ Church Pennington, Leigh - ICT Mark Support & 2Simple Training
  • St Peter's CE Hindley
  • Leigh Central - E-Safety INSET for staff and parents
  • St Thomas' Ashton - 2Simple EY 2Build A Profile Training
  • Castle Hill St Philip's - E-Safety for Parents
  • Aspull Church - E-Safety for Parents and Consultancy
  • Westleigh St Paul's - E-Safety for Parents & Computing Curriculum
  • Wigan St Paul's - E-Safety
  • Leigh St Peter's - E-Safety
Additionally: Wide mix of schools attended ICT Subject Leader Meetings, Blogging course, App making course, E-Safety Training for teachers and teaching assistants and E-Safety event


  • St George's CE Primary, Westhoughton - In-Class Computing CPD and Lesson Study
  • Beaumont Primary
  • Egerton Primary and their cluster
  • Ladybridge High School
  • Oxford Grove Primary - E-Safety INSET
  • Castle Hill Primary - Computing Curriculum Design
  • Markland Hill Primary - iPads


  • Woodbank Primary - Consultancy, Blogging support, specialist teaching and Y6 Boosters

Rochdale & Middleton

  • St Vincent's Primary - Purple Mash Training
  • Harwood Park Primary - App Making Session

Salford & Manchester

  • St Luke's Manchester - 2Simple INSET Day


  • Our Lady & All Saints Parbold - 2Build a Profile Training


  • Newchurch Primary - Consultancy


  • The Kingsbridge Excellence Cluster - Kidz Kut-out Kartoon Project & Digital Photography Bootcamp
  • SSAT Speed Learning Event - Table Host - App Making Tips and Ideas
  • The Kingsbridge and Wigan Graduate Teacher Programme - Web Technologies and E-Safety
  • The Open University as Vital E-Safety Portal Manager - Managing, writing and editing the portal
  • 2Simple - Purple Mash Training
  • RM Education Plc - Kaleidos VLE Training
  • CEOP - support provided in our role as a CEOP Ambassador
  • Use The Key - Advice and research, article writing
  • Blippit - Education Partner Project Work
  • Rochdale CLC and the REAL Trust - 2Simple Training


  • Cross-curricular ideas for app making - Blippit website
  • Ofsted and E-Safety for Innovate my School
  • Safer Internet Day for The Guardian Teacher Network
  • E-Safety for Teaching Technology Magazine
  • Christmas ICT Games for 2Simple Talk Blog
  • Review - Shockwave e-books for Naace
  • Articles for Use The Key
  • Naace Summer Advancing Education Magazine 2013
  • Creative ideas for app making - SSAT Speed Learning Series Magazine Summer 2013
  • QA Education Magazine



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