G Suite Enterprise for Education (GSEfE) and Chrome Management Licences

To help you maximise on this we are running a special offer on Chrome Management Licences purchased between now and the 9th March. Just drop us a line for a hassle free quote. Please feel free to to contact us for more information on anything Google, IT or MIS related for your school. Chrome Management Licences don’t expire, they remain …

6 Things to Consider During Your Next Video Call

Last but not least, enjoy it! Video calls really do make working from our homes much more enjoyable and productive.   All the suppliers mentioned so far have recording options within some variant of their service. This is brilliantly useful for say a presentation, but you should stay aware and look to see when meetings are being recorded. They all have some indication to tell participants when recording is in progress, so look for a …

Challenges school face with EdTech

5 Challenges Schools May Face When Adopting EdTech

Looking for some advice on introducing EdTech into your School? Tell us how we can help in the contact form below and we’ll be in touch! Remember, it’s not always about having the latest and greatest, you can often achieve better outcomes by using what you have more effectively.   Looking for some advice on introducing EdTech into your School? Tell …

Classwork Zoom to Increase classroom productivity

Could this tool help increase productivity in your classroom?

As a community interest company, we aim to support local schools and provide them with the best service possible. Which allows our customers to move through their day without worrying about their IT. If there are any IT issues your school is facing or areas you would like some more information on let us know via info@cygnet.it. We aim to keep …

IT tips every teacher needs

IT Tips Every Teacher Needs

We hope this blog has been of some help to you! Of course, if you try these tips and they do not work then the best thing to do is call your IT support provider. However, we hope this article helps to divert a potentially frustrating IT moment and keep your day on track. As a community interest company, we …

Capita SIMS Accreditation

“Cygnet provide a service above and beyond others I have used in the past. I would recommend Cygnet to other schools looking to change their service provider” – St Leonards CofE Primary School If you want to know how Cygnet can help your staff get the most from your investment in SIMS software, contact us, we don’t hound you, we …

Cygnet’s CEO talks about training

Cygnet’s CEO talks training

Having explored and expanded the teams knowledge of a variety of systems, as well as Cygnet providing schools with tips, tools and training on SIMS (School Information Management System), I can’t recommend highly enough the benefit of training all your staff in your databases and systems. Cygnet provide a range of training courses, including best use of Word and Excel, …

Game changing technology overview by Cygnet

Game changing technology

Virtual Reality is big right now and will certainly continue to grow. With new developments like phone peripherals and high quality dedicated devices such as Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, if you are into gaming or programming the possibilities are as endless as your imagination.For those of you who – when you hear the words “virtual reality”- immediately think of simulations or virtual …

tips for preparing for GDPR

Gearing up for GDPR

5. If you haven’t ‘cleaned up’ your data for a while, now is the time to do it. You need to be able to demonstrate, along with consent, that you are refreshing data (i.e. every 18 months to two years) and only retaining it for as long as it’s needed. This exercise may hugely reduce your database as you delete old, …