Home-schooling resources

Home-schooling resources

We’ve collated some of our favourite home-schooling resources for keeping the kids entertained but still learning! Get moving with Joe Wicks and Super Movers Joe Wicks is hosting a free 30 minute P.E. session on his Youtube channel live everyday at 9am this week. He also has his ‘5 Minute Move’ workouts for children too if you need some extra videos. He has workout videos for seniors too if you have any older relatives who enjoy being active! You can find the videos here, on his Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1. Super Movers is a collaboration between the BBC and the Premier League to help get kids moving even in limited spaces, and is easy to implement in your own home. Packed full of fun activities designed to get kids moving, Super Movers is curriculum-linked, so you can be sure that they’re learning as they stay active, even in the confines of your living room. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers Maths Carol Vordeman’s website, themathsfactor.com, has been made free to use for the duration of the school closures. The website features games, tests and certificates when your child completes a ‘level.’ Find out more at https://www.themathsfactor.com/ Spelling Susie Dent’s spelling app, Sir Link a Lot, has also been made free to use for 12 weeks. It features modules and tests for those who wish to improve their spelling. You can download the app here https://www.sirlinkalot.org/ History Horrible Histories helps teach children about history through funny sketches, songs and games. You can watch the episodes on BBC iPlayer, or play the games here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/horrible-histories Animals Ben Fogle will be answering all your wildlife-related questions on his...
COVID-19, your marketing and how The Media Angel can help.

COVID-19, your marketing and how The Media Angel can help.

Updated 20.03.2020 As people move inside and practice social distancing due to effects of the Coronavirus, outdoor marketing platforms such as mall, underground and rail are experiencing a decline in footfall and exposure. It is important that marketing plans remain agile and responsive in order to reach people as their behaviours change. Find out how COVID-19 is predicted to affect the marketing industry, and how we can help. The effects so far London Underground As of 2 March, the number of people using the Tube dropped by 19% compared to the same week in 2019. Data also showed a 10% drop in London bus riders (BBC). The London Underground handles up to 35 million passenger journeys per week, a decrease of 19% means over 6 million less journeys per week, over a two week campaign that could be 12 million less people seeing your advertising (BBC). Yesterday (19th March), TfL also announced the closure of up to 40 stations across the network. Rail Some of the UK’s rail services could be axed due to the coronavirus outbreak after the number train passengers fell by a fifth over the past week (The Independent). Grant Shapps, Transport Secretary, said “The railways have definitely seen a big drop off … last week by about 18-20 per cent in the number of passengers.” Malls Shopping centres experienced a slight increase in shoppers due to ‘panic buying’ but footfall has since dropped as news of the virus intensified. With retailers such as Apple and Adidas closing stores in and outside of China and people practicing social distancing, it is expected that mall footfalls will...
Case Study: The Media Angel help launch new Cardiff Airport route to Glasgow

Case Study: The Media Angel help launch new Cardiff Airport route to Glasgow

Cardiff Airport launched their new route to Glasgow on 28th February with Loganair. The launch was promoted on Nation Radio Wales with presenters travelling to Glasgow to showcase what the city has to offer. The launch marks the start of a year-round schedule that will connect the two cities. Designed to enable business or leisure trips of different durations, including weekends, long weekends and short breaks. The route has a flight time of only 1 hour and 15 minutes, and operates up to eight times a week. Across all its routes, Loganair provides 15kg of complimentary baggage allowance, in-flight refreshments and the option to join Clan Loganair – the airline’s competitive reward programme for frequent flyers. “It is fantastic to welcome Loganair’s scheduled services to Cardiff, and we are really pleased that they have taken this opportunity to bolster links between Wales and Scotland. Wales has strong ties with Glasgow and the new regular service will help facilitate our passengers who need to travel for business, or for visiting friends and family.” Spencer Birns, Chief Commercial Officer at Cardiff Airport The Media Angel used a promotion on Nation Radio Wales to advertise the launch. Presenter reads and 30″ adverts in the week up to the launch worked in conjunction with a competition to win flights and a hotel voucher. On Friday 28th February, Nation presenters Sam Vaughan and Neil Greenslade travelled on the inaugural flight to Glasgow to visit some of the cities best attractions, providing social media coverage and audio. The competition received 500 entries, and social media received 44,000 impressions. If you have a product, brand or...
The Media Angel finalist at GO Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2020

The Media Angel finalist at GO Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2020

The Media Angel have been announced as a finalist in the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2020 Wales for their work with Swansea University. The GO Awards Wales celebrates excellence and innovation in all aspects of procurement, recognising outstanding achievement from the public, private and third sectors. The Media Angel have been nominated for their work with Swansea University. The Media Angel join other finalists in the ‘Best Service – Micro and Small Businesses and Third Sector Organisations’ category. Other finalists include Domestic Abuse Safety Unit North Wales, Welshpool Town Council and AutSide Education and Training. The awards categories celebrate achievements in social value, teamwork, service delivery and more. The judging panel for the GO Awards Wales is made up of some of the country’s leading procurement experts, and The Media Angel are delighted that they have recognised their achievement in being selected as a finalist. Mark Roscrow MBE, GO Awards Wales Lead Judge, said: “The GO Awards Wales are highly-prized – year on year the standard of entries is rising. I am looking forward to reviewing this year’s submissions, and I’m delighted to see so many new organisations on the finalists list.” The countdown is on until the awards ceremony on 18th March, held at the Mercure Holland in Cardiff, good luck to all the...
What did we get up to in November?

What did we get up to in November?

As the year (and decade) almost draws to a close, we have a look back at the month that was, November 2019. We celebrated The Drum Out of Home Awards 2019, congratulations to all the winners! Some of our clients began their Christmas campaigns, and we welcomed a very exciting new national client in Casio and Edifice. And we started our Christmas countdown, keep an eye out for our last video of the year at the end of...
The Media Angel are finalists at international marketing awards

The Media Angel are finalists at international marketing awards

The Media Angel have been announced as finalists in the international Drum Out of Home Awards 2019! This global competition recognises those who have produced the most creative and effective out of home advertising work over the past year. Their work for Swansea University’s College of Engineering has been shortlisted in the ‘Small Budget’ category, which sought campaigns which had achieved impressive outcomes on a small budget. They are nominated alongside UKTV for their work on Dad’s Army, and McCann Health London for their campaign for OCO Opticians. Other finalists include Tesco, Huawei, ITV, Carlsberg and Starbucks. Countdown is on until the awards ceremony which is being held later in November at The Emirates stadium in London. Link to nominations;...