4 Design Predictions for 2016

Here at Edusite, we take a great interest in what’s currently on-trend with design, to ensure we can deliver great looking school websites. Long Scroll Having a short page where the user doesn’t have to scroll is now a thing of the past as most people are used to long scrolling pages due to the use of mobile devices. Having to place all of your most important information above the fold is now read more....

This Week's Website Launch

This week we launched a new responsive website for Menston Primary School, based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. They wanted the website to be very child friendly, which inspired the bright and bold colours we have used. They also wanted to focus on a simple and easy-to-use navigation, so the website menu consists of four sections with an inner menu once a section is chosen. We have used lots of imagery on the homepage to show read more....

Primary School Website Goes Live

Today we launched the brand new website for St Augustine of Canterbury RC Primary School, based in Burnley, Lancashire. St Augustine’s came to Edusite for a new school website, school photography, prospectus design and a school letterhead design. The primary school wanted a professional looking website that was quite simple, yet stands out from the crowd to encourage people to take a further look around their website. They also wanted to emphasise the importance read more....

Google Analytics for School Websites: The Basics

Google Analytics is a really useful tool for analysing how successful your school website is and has a real wealth of possibilities from basic tracking to extensive reports. In this article we’ll get you started with the basics. Date Range When accessing Google Analytics, in the top right of the screen is the facility for you to change the date range of the data you would like to view. Audience Overview Sessions This tells read more....

New Primary School Website Goes Live

We recently launched a new primary school website for Low Ash Primary School, based in Bradford, West Yorskshire. Low Ash Primary School already worked with Edusite, but wanted a fresh new website, along with photography, a new prospectus design, a logo refresh and eSafety logo design. They were looking for a bright and colourful website, heavily centred around the pupils and it was also key that it was easy to use. Our Edusite designers went read more....

What Resources should you Provide for Students on your School Website?

Your school website should be a great place for providing information for staff, parents and Ofsted, however it can also be a key place for your pupils to visit. Here are a few content ideas that we think could be on your school website for students to view. Class galleries or newsletters Giving pupils the opportunity to view photos of what they’ve been upto in class will engage pupils and encourage them to visit read more....

5 Reasons Your School Needs a Prospectus FlipBook

Although the printed prospectus is no longer an Ofsted requirement, we believe prospectus’ are still an interesting eye catching tool in which your school can communicate with guardians or any prospective guardians of new school children. It can be easily viewed online, adding more interesting content to your school website and is an exciting way of showing off your bright and colourful school photography. Keeping your Prospectus FlipBook online only will also save money on read more....