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University Technical College Norfolk (UTCN)

  • Custom theme incorporating coporate colours (grey and yellow)
  • Responsive theme built as a responsive bartik sub-theme
  • Multiple roles for content management by administrators and stakeholders
  • Integration with other systems

SOUL Record (Soft Outcomes Universal Learning)

Completely rebuilt as an online system, SOUL Record was an old but very successfull paper and speadsheet based system for measuring, recording and providing evidence of soft outcomes.

  • Custom modules to control permissions, do calculations, manage forms and data, entities, improve usablitiy and other stuff.
  • Heavy use of custom entities to maximise performance and minimise data storage and transfer
  • Custom functionality for unique use case with questionnairs, worsheets and responses
  • Organic groups
  • Google charts
  • Custom theme

Norfolk Chamber - new theme

  • New custom responsive theme
  • Bootstrap framework
  • Adaptive Panel Layouts, Views Responsive Grid and Flex Slider
  • Other site improvements


NARS (Norfolk Accident Rescue Service)

NARS had limited ability to manage the content on their website with simple changes costing more and taking longer than they should. They also had a seperate site just for their sweepstake with significant and unnecessary overheads and effort to maintain.

Both their old sites were merged and rebuilt with Drupal giving the complete control of the content themselves and a more automated sweepstake framework.

  • Custom Drupal theme exactly matching their old site
  • Content types, views, panels, rules, admin roles
  • Custom sweepstake framework

It feels great to give such an important local charity complete control of their website and save them money on their site and hosting.

CCN Shop

An online shop for City College Norwich

  • Shop and products using Ubercart module
  • Custom functionality for sale of courses, graduation and other stuff
  • Integration with SagePay
  • Custom reports and data export facilities for user orders, products sold, annual tax etc

Media Learning Company

A unique website for a course that is also a business which reinvents itself each year.

Simple responsive site with common functionality including; News, Events, Our work, About us, Meet the team, Contact form

More interesting are the features available to the administrator as follows:

  • Managing content and users
  • Change site name
  • Change from email address for site notifications¬† and enquriy form
  • Change all site colours; text, links, backgrounds etc
  • Add background images to header and footer and update site logo
  • Change font
  • Update social network icons and links
  • Wipe site, reset site ready for next group and delete all users, content etc.

At the time of writing the domain is

JAEP (John Aves Educational Project)

Built for a very good friend of mine, Anne Aves who runs the JAEP charity which creates educational opportunities for disadvantaged young people.

Content types and views for:

  • News, newsletters, press releases
  • Projects, talks, visits, writings
  • Student profiles & Letters
  • Videos & Images

Tenon Education Training and Skills

Tenon Education Training and Skills is an acountancy firm offering services to education, they have strong conections in education and have partnered with many colleges across the UK.

The website was built using Drupal 7 and includes information on services offered, news and seminar listing with online registration. The theme was customised to create the look and feel of a professional organisation using their company colours and logo.

Take a look at the new Tenon ETS site here:

Job request system

  • Simple ticketing system for managing job requests which could handle large file uploads
  • Standar Responsive Bartik theme
  • Two content types, two views, three roles
  • Ticket updates managed with comments, Comment alter and several rules

TEN Group

New site with clean custom built theme using Drupal 7, the TEN Group is new a federation of educational institutions in Norfolk, all committed to excellence in education.

The TEN Group brings together a family of like minded educational organisations to create learning opportunities which stretch our students, drive up standards and prepare our youth for the next step in their education and/or work career.

New site Extreme Sports Therapy Unit

This is a site for The Extreme Sports Therapy Unit who run some Sports therapy courses and organise sports activities. The Unit has strong connections with the world of mountain biking and has been involved in Events with Thetford MTB and even Chain Reaction Cycles in Wales.

The site has news, photos, events, a blog and information on the courses they run.

Norwich for jobs

A site for a voluntary project that aims to halve Norwich youth unemployment in two years.

  • A Basic site with common functionality and admin roles to manage and update all content
  • Custom Drupal theme to match a design that was given to me

Retail Skills Academy

The new Retail Skills Academy Site, built with Drupal 6 this site provides news and information on events and courses run by the Retail Skills Academy at City College Norwich, and the store in Chapelfield shopping centre Ego.

The goal of this site was to have a simple design that had appeal across all areas of retail but still has the look and feel of a twenty first century educational institution. Full training was given and the department now completely manage and administer this site themselves.

Financial Skills Academy

This site was built for the new Financial Skills Academy at St Andrews House. The site was built in Drupal 6 with a customised version of a TopNotch Theme.

The site has information about St Andrews House and its conference and training facilities for employers and students, news, events, courses (pulled from a central database using XML) contact forms, private forums and many other features. What was surprising was how quickly it has risen to the top of Drupal for the term "Financial Skills Academy" even beating the national FSA site that had been around for years, just good organic SEO.

Debut Restaurant & Salon

Just launched a new site for the Debut Restaurant and Salon at City College Norwich. Built with Drupal 7 its a simple site for the Debut restaurant and salon run by the Hotel, Hair and Beauty school at City College Norwich.

The site has the Debut restaurants menus that are frequently updated, Salon price lists, recipes, news and events and contact information.

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