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14
Sep

Speedy Activities Management Software

Save paper, hassle, and hours of your time with our activities management software Organising activities in schools is a notorious headache, and using traditional methods, can cost hours of precious time, resources, and patience. But at SchoolsBuddy, we’ve worked closely with our fantastic school member clients, to produce a perfect workflow in our activities management software that can automate all stages of

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22
Sep

SchoolsBuddy – The latest news

Lots of schools are introducing SchoolsBuddy activities management software It’s been a busy time for SchoolsBuddy recently, with lots of schools in the UK and across the world getting on board and implementing our activities management software. In the past few months, SchoolsBuddy has got involved with all kinds of schools, with lots of enquiries, demos, and the software heading

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22
Jun

ICT for Education Conference

SchoolsBuddy are excited to be at the ICT for Education Conference in Brighton on 24th June 2016 Education for ICT is a conference programme designed for those working in primary, secondary, independent and special needs’ schools across the country. Speakers are often teachers themselves who use their own experiences to to help others teach computing and ICT tools, and to inspire a variety of education professionals . ICT

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12
May

New feature – Extra Curricular Activities Signup and Allocation

SchoolsBuddy launch brand new Extra Curricular Activities / After School Club Signup and Allocation feature When we launched SchoolsBuddy, we knew we didn’t want to stop at the features we started with. Once we perfected the organisational, communication and safeguarding elements of the software, we continued working on the interactive side. Our goal was to create a way that pupils and

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26
Apr

Child Rescue Alert

The Child Rescue Alert campaign provides an mobile alert system that could save a child’s life At SchoolsBuddy, we take child safety very seriously, and so the Child Rescue Alert scheme is one that we’re in full agreement with. Child Rescue Alert is the NCA’s CEOP (formerly  Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) command, and is run in partnership with the

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9
Feb

Safeguarding Best Practice in Schools

We explore some of the key elements of safeguarding best practice in schools, and how SchoolsBuddy can help Essentially, safeguarding in schools looks to guarantee and promote the safety of children. There are many examples of safeguarding best practice in schools, all of which aim to protect children from maltreatment, protect their health and development, and ensure safe and effective care.

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7
Jan

Making Parent Communication Digital

It’s not just pupils that are up to date with technology. Parents and teachers are hot on their heels, and we’re exploring just how technology has changed the way the two communicate. As little as 15 years ago, communication between teachers and parents relied on the child, letters, phone calls or meetings. These methods, although still around today, can be

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5
Jan

Current After School Club Trends: Technology

As we continue to look at current after school club trends, today we turn our attention to the world of technology.  Times are changing, and as pupils become more engaged with the modern world around them, it’s no surprise that after school clubs need to keep up in order to hold their interest. 1. Photography In The Wild Creativity is

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19
Dec

Current After School Club Trends: Life Skills

In the third instalment of our series of current after school club trends, we look at activities geared to life skills. Introducing kids to the basics of everyday life will set them up with skills they can use in the future. 1. Mini Entrepreneur Teaching kids that their creative ideas really can make money is fantastic, and dedicating an after

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7
Dec

SchoolsBuddy at BETT 2016

2016 is already looking to be a big year for us at Schools Buddy, and we’re excited to see what the next twelve months have in store. Our first event of the year is the BETT Show 2016, which takes place from 20th-23rd January at ExCel London. The BETT Show is an event that suits us down to the ground –

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