Category Archives: Web Design

Eircom Junior Spider Awards Shortlist

This year I was honoured to be one of the judges on the Eircom Junior Spider Awards. Today, Eircom has announced the shortlist for this year’s eircom Junior Spider Awards. Similar to previous years, the Awards are divided into three main categories: The Mega Spiders aimed at youths aged 4 – 12 years; the Giga aimed at youths aged 13 – 15 years and Tera Spiders which are aimed at youths aged 16 – 19 years. You can see all the Read More...

Eircom Junior Spider Awards

Anseo.net are delighted to be a patron of the Eircom Junior Spider Awards. Below is the press release from the awards for anyone who is interested in entering: Entries are now open for the eircom Junior Spider Awards, which are Ireland’s school internet awards. The fifth Junior Spider Awards will take place on May 1st at the RDS and are open to students from primary to post-primary levels. Established in 2009, the eircom Junior Spider Awards act as a parallel programme Read More...

Eircom Junior Spiders Winners

Congratulations to the primary schools that won the Eircom Junior Spiders Awards this week. There were three categories open to primary schools: Best Project, Best School Blog and Best School Web Site. The judges' decisions were made and the following schools were crowned winners:Best ProjectLife on a Ringfort in Clontusker ,St. Augustine’s National School, Clontuskert, GalwayBest School BlogIf Only the Best Birds Sang , St. Brigid’s National School, Greystones, Co. WicklowBest School Website:St. Cronan’s JNS , St. Cronan’s JNS, Read More...

Hiring Professionals for School Web Sites

More often, today, a school web site is most likely going to be the first thing a prospective family will see before they decide to take a step into enrolling their child in a school. If you don't have a web site or your web site hasn't been updated for a long time, it doesn't look good. Essentially, your school's web site is your school's prospectus.It's therefore very tempting to ask a professional web designer to make you a Read More...

New Department of Education Web Site

The Department of Education recently revamped its web site. For those who had the displeasure of having to navigate the previous incarnation, it was welcome news. The new web site is not just a lick of paint, although it desperately needed one. The designers have attempted to categorise the mass of news, circulars and initiatives in an easy to maneuver web site.From the screenshot above, it is immediately obvious that the drab design that preceded it has completely gone and Read More...

Tips on Building a School Web Site: Wandesforde School

One of the parents from Wandesforde School asked me to have a look at the web site she designed for them this year.  Wandesforde School is a small three teacher school in Castlecomer in Co. Kilkenny.  Strangely enough, I know the school very well as I gave summer courses in it for two years.  The principal at the time had mentioned that she was looking at updating their web site and a few years later, this was the result.Before Read More...

Tips on Building a School Web Site: St. Corban's BNS

St. Corban's Boys' National School in Naas, Co. Kildare.  It is a school, which has experienced a fairly rapid growth over the last number of years.  Anseo.net was asked to have a look through St. Corban's BNS's web site to highlight some of the content to help other schools in their development of a school web site.Over the last few months, we have suggested a number of ideas for making a decent school web site.  In general, a school Read More...