Mowmacre Hill Primary School

Blended Learning Open Day

10th February 2022

About Mowmacre Hill Primary School

Headteacher: Matthew Peet 

Pupils 

Age Range: 3 – 11 

Gender: Mixed 

Number of pupils: 381 

School capacity: 420 

Details 

Principal: Mr Matthew Peet 

Boarding provision: No 

Type: Academy 

Religious character: Does Not Apply 

Local authority: Leicester 

Region: East Midlands 

Telephone: 01162356350 

Fax: 01162364687 

Website: http://www.mowmacrehill.org.uk/ 

Our school is a fantastic place to be – we have a dedicated team who support our children, we strive for excellence and are united in providing experiences that will support children in their life-long learning. We encourage all children to have high aspirations – giving them experiences and a voice to aspire to whatever they wish to be. The well-being of our children is equally important to us and we put this at the heart of everything that we do for our pupils and their families. Our well-being team are well known in the community and provide a service that enhances, nurtures, and supports our families where and when needed. 

We work hard to ensure that our environment is safe and secure but also bright and colourful that reflects the high-quality learning that takes place. We strongly believe that children will achieve their full potential when they also have the support of their parents and local community, therefore as a school we work hard to build these relationships. 

Our school values centre around four key areas – ‘Aspiration,’ ‘Fortitude,’ ‘Unity,’ and ‘Innovation.’ We divide all our children into four ‘Houses’ named after these values and we meet regularly, allowing children of all ages across the school to work together on a shared theme. These events encompass all our values providing our children with the skills to communicate, investigate, imagine and to be brave to use their voices to share ideas. 

Mowmacre Hill Primary School is immensely proud of the Mowmacre Hill community, but we also work further afield with other Primary schools. We are part of the Discovery Schools Academy Trust which consists of 13 other schools across Leicester City, Leicestershire, and Rutland. We have the privilege of working with Teachers and Staff members from all these schools to share ideas and practice, of which then goes towards enhancing the learning experiences for our children. Collaboration is particularly important to us and ensures that our pupils and families receive experiences which are current and reflective of excellent teaching and learning. 

We can share our approach to: 

  • Support digital inclusion and discuss the skills of our pastoral team  
  • Talk about improving pupil’s knowledge of digital tools in a range of apps and on the Device   
  • Explain how we engaged parents and pupils with online learning platforms 
Book your place now for 10th February 2022

Open Day Agenda

9.30 – Welcome and presentation from the Headteacher

9.55 – Tour of EYFS – watch part of a lesson with digital devices – Book Creator, Phonics Games, Beebots 

10.20 – Watch a KS1 lessons with STEM equipment – Power of QR codes in Yr1, Virtual Reality Headsets in Yr2 

10.45 – Break

11.00 – Tour of LKS2 – watch part of a Year 3 lesson (The Iron Man) 

11.25 – Watch part of Year 4 lesson – Using Kahoot 

11.50 – Q&A

12.15 – Break for lunch

13.00 – Start of afternoon session. Presentation about digital inclusion and discuss the skills of your pastoral team – Immersive Reader, Translate, Dictate and other Apps to support Inclusion

13.25 – Q&A with our Blended Learning Champion– how we engaged parents and pupils with online learning platforms 

13.55 – Tour of Y5 – using digital devices in Topic lessons – using PowerPoint in English

14.25 – Break

14.35 – Tour of Y6 – Teaching and Learning with digital devices – use of OneNote and the collaboration space, Book Creator, Century Tech and Radio Pod cast  

15:00 – Q & A and Finish

 

Please note that the above is the proposed agenda but it may be necessary to deviate from this agenda, if circumstances dictate.  We will do our best to cover everything above.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school.