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Thames Academy

Thames Primary Academy

Thames Primary has served Blackpool’s South Shore community for over 100 years. Many generations of families have spent their primary years with them and they currently have around 445 children on roll..

“ I cannot praise Mark at The Website People highly enough. From understanding the brief to the final delivery, every aspect was considered in meticulous detail. ”

Julie Alison

Deputy HeadTeacher - Thames Primary Academy.


The main criteria was to have a highly accessible site to allow Teachers to Blog using Blogger and then the Website Pick up this information. Its existing website was tricky to navigate, and its digital marketing strategy needed tuning up. Design and build a responsive multi device website. To be fun, exciting and act as a window into everyday School life at Thames giving lots of useful information for parents. Our squeaky-clean strategy involved refreshing the website using the New Logo, creating a new streamlined, responsive, and highly functional website, and incorporating Googles Blogger for Staff to keep parents up to date on Class News.

Thames Website


In the Education sectors, mobile and tablet traffic now outnumbers traditional desktop. This made a mobile-friendly approach vital for the user interface and it's now a central aspect to our education marketing services. As a result, we focused on creating clear, visually rich, but easy to interact with elements to ensure the bounce rate was kept to a minimum.

Thames Academy


Blogger is the market leader in Blogging, Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. It was developed by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003. Thames Staff Use Ipads with a Blogger App installed, They complete their post by filling in the fields and adding any photo's to the Blog, To enable this we developed a bespoke Blogging WordPress plugin - this now auto-synchronises all of their Blog information and, in real-time posts this to the Thames Website.


Don't just take our word for it, see what they had to say.

“The Website People took the time to fully analyse our requirements, and took on the challenge of integrating our Blogging system API into a fresh new design which incorporates a wide range of content. We have instantly seen results, and we look forward to further developing and improving our website, We will be using them to look at our Social Media to fully capitalize on our online audience Soon!.”

Julie Alison

Deputy Headteacher

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