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Rory Haynes, 26 September 2022
Four months progress. Effective parental engagement can lead to an average of four months additional progress over the course of an academic year. This low-cost strategy pays dividends when improving attainment and exam results. Additionally, fostering good relationships with home can result in higher aspirations and promote meaningful conversations about personal development. Yet this tactic...
James Penny, 21 September 2022
The Future of EdTech: Cloud-based MIS & Energy Crisis
Rory Haynes, 20 September 2022
We know how important first impressions are. Over 600,000 teachers have now returned to schools in the UK. With new classrooms to configure, curriculums to learn and students to meet, setting yourself up for early success is key. This is where your School MIS can help. Our Education Consultants share their five top tips to...
Damon Hatcher, 12 September 2022
Academisation steadily working its way through the maintained sector. With the government outlining plans for all schools to convert to academies by 2030, LAs are facing a continuously evolving landscape in the coming years. Compounding this is the rapid growth of MATs, keen to hit that magic level where economies of scale come into play....
Damon Hatcher, 01 September 2022
Now that the dust has settled on the explosive news of Bromcom being awarded an MIS & Finance contract for over 200 West Sussex schools, it got me thinking about the bigger picture and what this deal represents. I’ve worked within a number of Local Authorities in the past, so the news of this procurement...
Rory Haynes, 31 August 2022
The Education Inspection Framework (EIF) is getting a facelift. Introduced by Ofsted in 2019, the EIF forms the foundations of inspection across the following establishments: maintained schools academies non-association independent schools further education providers registered early years provisions For those of you awaiting the phone call in the upcoming year, here are the top five...
Bromcom Customer Care Team, 23 June 2022
We sat down with Data Manager, Jill Thorp, and Network and Operations Manager, Mike Slater, to discuss their experience with Bromcom’s MIS.
Bromcom Customer Care Team, 19 June 2022
We love to check in and see how schools are getting on with Bromcom. This helps us to develop a community of active, happy users. Part of the Bromcommunity is Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form who we sat down with this week.
Bromcom Customer Care Team, 08 June 2022
By asking Our clients for feedback we communicate that their opinion is important to us. We involve them in shaping Bromcom so they feel more attached to their product. Listening to their voice helps us create stronger relations with schools.
Bromcom Customer Care Team, 01 June 2022
At Bromcom, we understand the importance of communicating regularly with our client base, as it ensures our schools are getting the most from our products and that we’re developing software based on their needs and requirements.
Rory Haynes, 05 January 2022
Change within an educational setting is always daunting. Bromcom explores the theory behind Change Management and underlines some key steps to take to ensure support from across your community.
Rory Haynes, 02 December 2021
The decision, made by ESS, to extend their contract to a three-year term has left schools up and down the country feeling disillusioned.
Damon Hatcher, 01 December 2021
The idea of switching is touted apologetically or whispered just in case it might be taken seriously. How did our common assumptions get so far from reality?
Rory Haynes, 30 November 2021
Wraparound Care is a provision offered by Primary and Secondary Schools up and down the country. Bromcom explores the importance of pre and post school support from both an academic and social perspective, while highlighting how our system can help your school to manage a wraparound programme.
Rory Haynes, 25 October 2021
With a host of changes to Primary Education for the 2021/22 academic year, Bromcom takes a look at the Reception Baseline Assessment and what this newly implemented examination means for teachers and students alike.
Rory Haynes, 07 October 2021
In the latest Bromcom blog instalment, we explore the updates made to the EYFS framework, their importance from both a statutory and non-statutory perspective and how our Primary Tracker can help to ensure you are fully equipped to deal with early years education.
Rory Haynes, 20 August 2021
SIMS have dominated the MIS landscape for many years. Now, in an environment which has required adaptation and flexibility to accommodate school’s needs, we look at the advancements in cloud-based MIS’s and how Bromcom is a better solution to match your school’s ambitions.
Rory Haynes, 13 August 2021
Dedicated funding has been awarded to schools up and down the country for summer schools to bridge a knowledge gap exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Bromcom explores the advantages of a summer school programme and steps educators can take to ensure pupils make academic progress and rediscover their passion for school.
Rory Haynes, 05 August 2021
Cyber threats to schools have become prevalent throughout the pandemic and schools have lost coursework, data and money in the process. Bromcom looks at the importance of keeping your data secure and how the cloud can provide protection which a school-based server cannot.
Rory Haynes, 20 July 2021
The summer holidays are finally upon us and it really is time for teachers to give it a rest. In this blog we examine why the teaching community needs a break, now more than ever, and the steps educators can employ to feel rejuvenated for the next academic year.
Rory Haynes, 13 July 2021
Examining the ways in which School Business Managers can maximise their budget and the products Bromcom can provide to support the financial administration of a school or MAT.
Scott Biggs, 18 May 2021
Educational Consultant, Scott Biggs, explains how to manage the pace of decision-making to stimulate rapid school improvement.
Scott Biggs, 07 May 2021
The next instalment of our blog series considers the different areas of staff management that contribute to School Improvement.
Scott Biggs, 27 April 2021
Strategy is one of the key components when looking at School Improvement. Bromcom can offer schools a toolkit that both supports its development and removes implementation barriers.
Scott Biggs, 08 April 2021
Within this series of blogs, we will unpick and explain each of the different components within the School Improvement Formula.
Scott Biggs, 17 March 2021
The key to creating an effective learning environment is achieving the right balance of formative and summative assessment strategies to support teaching and learning. Find out how Bromcom can support the needs of your school.
Liza Adebisi, 04 March 2021
Having all your data in one place is key to a successful improvement strategy. Any MAT should invest in a system able to centralise all data.
Liza Adebisi, 01 March 2021
Is your MIS up to its task? Here are the reasons why you should consider alternative options...
Liza Adebisi, 26 January 2021
An all-in-one solution or a one-stop-shop MIS is all a modern school needs to run efficiently.
Liza Adebisi, 20 January 2021
How important is it to protect your school data? And does your school comply with GDPR guidelines? Every school should ask these questions.
Liza Adebisi, 15 January 2021
Mental Health and Wellbeing in education are familiar topics. We explore the best practices schools can put in place.
Liza Adebisi, 07 January 2021
Read this guide to learn all the ways your school can communicate effectively with parents.
Liza Adebisi, 06 January 2021
Read this blog on how technology can be used to implement a successful school improvement plan.
Liza Adebisi, 16 December 2020
Read this blog on how technology can help improve education. You will love it for strategizing school improvement.
Dan Sears, 24 July 2020
When as humans we reflect on the many achievements of leaders through the ages, we always find many supporters and detractors of their ideas and methodologies...
Steve Smith, 11 June 2020
Not so many years ago, a school’s paper budget would have been significant as demands for test papers, worksheets and so on would have been a full-time job. Students handed in their homework in hard copy and...
Dan Sears, 06 May 2020
If you have ever followed the day of a child in a school, you will soon realise that it’s hectic. It is likely to cover five different subjects, contain two breaks and lots of social interaction with peers and adults...
Dan Sears, 30 April 2020
As an educationalist we are in strange times. Following the initial government announcements regarding lockdown, we had limited time to change the way we support our young people. Not only from a learning and teaching perspective...
Dan Sears, 16 April 2020
How many times in a school are you asked simple data questions that you know should be at the tip of your fingers, but with so much going on during the school day it’s completely escaped your mind...
Damon Hatcher, 07 April 2020
As an MIS supplier, we’re often asked ‘Why Bromcom’? What is it that makes us stand out in the marketplace and why should a customer choose Bromcom over another MIS Provider...
Ben Mort, 23 March 2020
In these unprecedented and challenging times, the message from our customers is clear: Schools are not closing from today (23/03/2020). Closing is the wrong word, schools are CHANGING....
Damon Hatcher, 11 March 2020
Back in the decade of big hair, New Romantics and the Rubik’s cube, cars were rolling out of showrooms with cassette decks, proudly emitting the occupants’ music choices with a gerbil like quality that’s hard to forget...