Welcome to the Brightlakes web site. The site is intended to support schools primarily using ICT in its many forms to help young people learn and develop so that they play their full part as mid 21st Century Citizens.
Brightlakes is a young, small vibrant organisation based in the North of England. Established in late 2009 Brightlakes provides educational consultancy to schools, local authorities, educational organisations, churches, youth organisations, education providers and government agencies. Information and Communications Technology is the focus of our work and this includes:
Management and development of ICT and Educational Technology
Delivery of Computing Curriculum
Virtual Learning Environments
Professional Development of Staff
Support to schools using the Naace Self Review Framework and progressing towards NaaceMark Assessment
Use of the 360 Degree Safe System for Schools and progressing towards assessment for the Online Safety Mark Award
Use of the Online Compass System for organisations dealing with young people but not in a school setting
Brightlakes also has a keen interest in keeping young people safe whilst using the technology that is so important to them, so a primary focus for our work is online safety.