Digital Leaders

Welcome to the Digital Leaders page. Digital Leaders are children in KS2 with a passion for technology who want to share their knowledge with others and promote the use of all things digital throughout the school. Being a Digital Leader is a fantastic opportunity to take on responsibility, learn new skills, develop and demonstrate leadership skills.

 

What do digital leaders do?

 

 Level 1 Leaders

  • Fetch and set up laptops and tablets – ensuring these are kept charged. Increase the use of tablets and computers in school to support learning.
  • Report broken or malfunctioning equipment.
  • Review apps and software and make recommendations.
  • Raise the profile of computing in the school
  • Produce a termly newsletter for parents with advice on how to use technologies at home.
  • Meet with the pupil safeguarding committee each term.

Level 2 Leaders

  • Run or help at a lunch club or after school club
  • Write instructions for different pieces of software or apps.
  • Complete the Purple Mash Digital Leader challenges.
  • Contribute to the Purple Mash Digital Leader Blog.
  • Help other children to log into Purple Mash.
  • Feed into whole school decisions about future development of technology.
  • Run or contribute to parents’ meetings.
  • Update and monitor areas of the school website or school/class 2Blog.

Level 3 Leaders

  • Test out new Purple Mash tools when they are released.
  • Show teachers, children and parents how to make the most of the Purple Mash tools.
  • Make governors more aware of the importance of ICT/computing in all areas of the school.
  • Make videos and presentations.
  • Represent the school at events sharing their expertise.
  • Help to inform and enforce the school’s online safety policies.
  • Attend staff meetings to train staff.
  • Create how-to video help guides.