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  • TechTalks June 2017 – Review

    by: Jane Moody on July 5, 2017

    We created TechTalks to be an eye opener for teachers, a termly forum to give teachers the time and space to talk about IT in their schools and classrooms. We wanted people to be able to share what works well for them and share best practice. We wanted to give people the space to discuss [...]

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  • TechTalks Feb 2017 – Review

    by: Jane Moody on March 7, 2017

    We wanted February's TechTalks to primarily be a review of the BETT show 2017. If any of our clients couldn’t make it to the exhibition this year, we wanted to be able to be about to do a small review so people could glean the highlights, unfortunately, minus Ken Robinson :( However, as the term has [...]

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  • TechTalks Oct 2016 – Review

    by: Jane Moody on October 19, 2016

    So we finally did it! After talking about it for the best part of 10 years, we had all the right pieces of the puzzle to make Drift TechTalks a reality! The afternoon was a real success. Not just a ‘flash-in-the-pan-type’ success, it was so beneficial that next TechTalks is booked and the agenda is [...]

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  • Guest Blog: micro:bit

    by: Ryan Stapleton on September 6, 2016

    As teachers, we rarely get to just sit and play with technology and think how we could apply that in our own schools. Since (yet another) change to the curriculum the ICT element has come in for a bit of a change and has left a lot of people with their heads spinning, not knowing [...]

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  • Happy Birthday Drift IT Services

    by: Peter Morgan on May 20, 2016

    Happy 11th Birthday Drift IT Services!!! It's hard to believe it's been 11 years since we started out. The Drift family has certainly grown and we are now supporting more schools than ever before. Our team is getting bigger all the time too, allowing us to continue making a difference far and wide. Thank you [...]

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  • Guest Blog: Scratch Jr

    by: Euan Bradshaw on May 12, 2016

    ScratchJr is a programming app aimed at the KS1 level but it could be used in lower KS2. It is a more basic version on the full version of Scratch and it is currently just on iPad, Android and it is also now web based. ScratchJr is a coding program which allows children to create [...]

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  • Guest Blog: A.L.E.X. App

    by: Euan Bradshaw on May 5, 2016

    A.L.E.X. is a basic programming app that I have been using in KS1 but it could also be used in KS2. The main aim of the game is to get the robot (A.L.E.X.) to the transporter at the end of the maze. To do this, players need to enter a sequence of commands to get [...]

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  • The Wanderer Returns!

    by: Jane Moody on April 11, 2016

      After 9 months of maternity leave, I have returned to Drift HQ! The Marvellous Miller is going to have a blast playing with her Nannies from Monday-Thursday! I will be drinking as many hot cups of coffee as I possibly can and, in between those, I’ll be doing other grown up things such as [...]

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  • Drift and Medhurst combine forces

    by: Peter Morgan on February 8, 2016

    We hope that you are well and are looking forward to the half term break. Drift IT Services is now mid-way through its 10th year of service, something that we are very proud of. Last year was a challenging and interesting year filled with reflection on the past and developments for the future. We are […]

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  • Drift Cycle the Isle of Wight for Beloved Colleague

    by: Peter Morgan on August 17, 2015

    Drift IT plan to cycle 64.6 miles around the Isle of Wight in memory of their friend and valued colleague who died suddenly of a brain haemorrhage in June. The cycle event that is raising money for Cash for Kids, will take place on Friday 21st August and involves 11 Drift IT employees. It was […]

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