We are delighted to announce Amesbury has become the first Independent School to become a Wakelet School. Wakelet provides a one-stop-shop to organise, share and collaborate online. The platform works to change the way people find, organise and share information. With algorithmically driven content at the forefront of most technology, the platform helps to organise and find the most relevant, authoritative and compelling content from across the internet. Describing Wakelet, Head of Digital Learning, Martin Gibb, says it allows children to “give a big hug to all the content on the internet and organise it in one place. The use of Spaces provides a really simple and clear storage system for staff creating multiple Wakes. It delivers a simple and clean work layout.”
Using this platform throughout Home Learning has been invaluable, with our teachers using Wakelet’s bookmarks to create “guideposts” to assist with remove learning. Year 3 tutor, Jake Whitby praises the flexibility of Wakelet, saying “Integration of Wakelet with platforms like Flipgrid allows for teaching videos to be easily added, which can then be paused and rewound at any child’s own pace.” This flexibility has enabled our teachers to deliver a personalised approach to learning and helped us maintain the same level of lesson delivery – whether that be at home or at school.
Wakelet continues to be used on a day to day basis within school life. All Year 5 – Year 8 pupils have their own school laptop, and with access to Wakelet learning is seamless, easy and fun. Head of Computing, Patricia Risley praises Wakelet “it looks great. It’s simple for users and consumers – pupils, staff and parents. All subjects can be shared through one Wakelet link, instead of many.” As a school we are impressed with the value Wakelet has added to our learning experience and are delighted to be a Wakelet School.
Further information regarding Wakelet can be found here – Wakelet