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Create IT 2014

Entries can now be submitted for the 2014 Create IT! awards.

We have made some important changes to categories this year. For example, we have introduced an EYFS category.

The categories are:

EYFS - My ICT creation
Key stage 1 - Animation, Multimedia creation and e-safety
Key stage 2 - Animation, Video, Programming and e-safety
Key Stage 3 - Animation, Programming Video and e-safety
Key Stage 4 - Animation, Programming, Video, e-safety

More details

Entries for the EYFS category 'My ICT creation' can be made in any software - we are looking for some creativity and self-expression using ICT

Entries for the programming category can be made in any suitable sofware. At key stage 2 this might be Scrtach, Kodu, Lego WeDo, Logo, Flowol etc and at key stages 3 and 4 this may be Scratch, Kodu, Python, app design software etc

Entries for the e-safety category can be made using any software. They should convey e-safety messages to parents or pupils. The Shropshire Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) will be sponsoring the e-safety category.

Entries for all categories need to be submitted by Friday 7th February 2014.

The top 3 in each category will be shortlisted and invited to attend the awards ceremony on the evening of Thursday 20th March at William Brookes School. The winner in each category will win a trophy and a £50 voucher.

Please remember that entries can be by a maximum of 3 pupils (in rare occasions we may allow 4!).

Entries should be emailed to, or

Large files could be uploaded to Dropbox, SkyDrive or GoogleDrive and the link e-mailed to us.

Staff attending the next network meeting may wish to bring entries to the meeting on disk or USB stick.

Alternatively, we can arrange for entries to be collected or you may choose to post them to Steve Compton, Education Improvement Service, Learning and Skills, Floor 1, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND

The competition is open to all Shropshire maintained schools and academies.

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