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Apple Classroom

As we upgrade, wipe and reset iPads this term, most of us will be using iOS 10.3. This means that Apple Classroom will be available. It’s a free and very useful utility for the classroom teacher…

A Year with iPad Pro

I watched with much interest the product launch of the 12.9" iPad Pro back in Autumn 2015. Here was a fast iPad with a huge display, an intriguing super-accurate stylus and a simple to attach external keyboard. I began to wonder: perhaps an iPad Pro could serve as a...

Access all areas!

For years, schools have had to buy additional accessibility software and hardware tools as an add-on to their choice of technology. Apple’s approach is, of course, very different.

Computing with iPad

Ever since the arrival of the National Curriculum subject ‘computing’ in 2014, figuring out how exactly to teach computer science and coding in a Primary school has become a hot issue. Using a Mac or PC (or even a Raspberry Pi), there are some obvious contenders: ‘Scratch’ from MIT, maybe a bit of ‘LOGO’ or even some ‘Python’ for the more adventurous. But what about the iPad? Can computational thinking and an understanding of algorithms be taught using Apple’s intuitive and easy-to-use touch screen device?

Nosy Crow

We have been thrilled to have Nosy Crow present at several of our BETT VIP lunches, as Kate Wilson’s talks are always a huge success! We are delighted to share the story of Nosy Crow.

Watching writing evolve in Google Chromebook Classroom

The Chromebook/iPad combination has enabled us to work in different ways, mixing traditional ICT/office skills with the more contemporary approaches of the iPad. With Google drive and Google Apps installed on iOS devices, our creative content can be moved easily. Google apps have a single log in and log out on the iPad. For example, if we log into Google drive on a iOS device and then open Google Docs, the app will know who the student is and simply open. Like-wise, when we log out of one app, we log out of all of them.

Trilby TV

Schools have invested heavily in digital technology and are creating content on a daily basis, so it makes sense to have some of this content being aired in the foyer for visitors and parents.

Coding with Swift – Apple Teacher Guides

Apple Teacher Guides to support coding with Swift are available on the iBook Store. Learn to Code, Teacher Guide. This Teacher Guide is designed to help you bring Swift Playgrounds into the classroom, no matter what your level of experience with coding is. It includes...


Dear Andrew, I have finally made it to the end of the school year and with that I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for ALL the help and support that you have given me! I am always grateful for your time and sometimes feel I would be lost without you!!


Lilly Charidemou
ICT Coordinator, Danegrove School


Our relationship with Toucan is always very professional. As a company their values match with ours. The apprenticeship scheme they offer is excellent and gives us ICT support whilst investing in a young person's future career prospects.

Steven Connors
Executive Headteacher, Heronsgate Primary School


Thanks so much for sending Andy in today. He was an absolute trooper and slogged away all day at getting us back online. It didn’t take knowledge alone; a lot of creative thinking and determination was required. I was very impressed.


Tony Clayton
Head of Centre, The Constance Bridgeman Centre


Just wanted to say a huge thank you for your help with sorting out the iPads and setting them up. Gareth did a brilliant job with no fuss. I was really pleased and appreciated not being needed while teaching. I will be strongly recommending you to any other schools looking to get iPads.


Richard Woodham
Year 2 Class Teacher, Lordship Farm Primary School


Toucan is a great Mac company that we have been using since it started more than 20 years ago. Staff listen to your needs, treat you intelligently and provide great service. They're always prepared to go that extra mile. And, better still, they do it with a genuine smile.


Neil Levis
Retired Journalist


I'd love to thank you for all the support and help you provided during your visit on Wednesday.


Andrzej Gronek, Network Manager
St. Paul's Academy Greenwich


Thank you Andrew; it’s a pleasure working with you. You’ve been friendly, supportive and always willing to find a solution for us. You’re a star!


Farhan Khan, ICT Systems & Support Manager
Lea Valley Academy

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