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How to do easy website updates in five minutes

How to do easy website updates in five minutes

Want to learn how to update a website in five minutes? Start your timer, here we go. 00:00 Open the document(s) with your updated information. 00:30 Log-in to your school website’s content management system. What’s a CMS? It’s software that separates your website’s...

Five warning signs your school website is outdated

Five warning signs your school website is outdated

How long has it been since your current school website was created? How long since the last major revamp? It’s so easy to put website updates on the back burner and concentrate on the many other pressing issues for schools. A year or two is a long time on the...

Debunking Search Engine Optimisation Jargon

Debunking Search Engine Optimisation Jargon

Want to get your school website ranking in Google, but confused by SEO jargon? You’re not alone. Google’s search algorithm covers hundreds of factors. Some of them relate to the text on your school website - like keywords. And some are technical, like the number of...

Supercharge Your School’s Admissions Process

Supercharge Your School’s Admissions Process

With the economy contracting at the fastest rate on record, pressure on independent school admission numbers is set to increase still further, which is why it is important now, more than ever to ensure that you maximise EVERY possible “lead” to secure a “sale”. I’m...

How to design a Multi-Academy Trust website

How to design a Multi-Academy Trust website

With so many Multi-Academy Trusts looking to expand, as well as increasing awareness of the advantages and benefits their Trust can bring, including economies of scale, it’s crucial to differentiate your Trust from others and stand out effectively. There are many ways...

How to design a school prospectus that gets results

How to design a school prospectus that gets results

These 10 tips will ensure your school prospectus design is remarkable! Almost all schools have a website. Some good, some not so good but all have the relevant information as required by Ofsted. However, does this mean that a printed prospectus or school brochure is...

A school video is worth so much more than photos… or words

A school video is worth so much more than photos… or words

“90% of parents say video helps their decision process, so let us create a film that brings your school to life.” Blue Apple Education In today’s crowded school marketplace, competition is rife and your school needs to find something that will give you a competitive...

Top tips to help your school have an amazing open day

Top tips to help your school have an amazing open day

Your school open day is one of the most important events in the school calendar. It provides an excellent opportunity for you to showcase what your school does best ...  from showing off your amazing classrooms and facilities, to offering advice and answering...

The digital revolution in schools

The digital revolution in schools

The digital revolution for schools one year on - how can schools benefit? In summer 2018, Damian Hinds outlined his vision for a digital revolution in schools. He wanted the tech industry to really put themselves out there to help schools with all things digital. The...

Top Tips For Using Social Media For Your School

Top Tips For Using Social Media For Your School

The reports are true! Everybody is online and on social media. You might think, especially if you’re teaching your students to be more present and spend less time on their phones, that your school does not need social media. However, just as you need a website to...