Get to Know J2E5

A 1/2 day on this exciting online software for pupils


J2E5 is designed specifically for primary schools to give pupils an easy to use, yet powerful, set of cross-curricular creative tools that that works on PCs, Macs, laptops and tablets of all persuasions.

As J2E is web-based, one of its many advantages is that it is accessible to pupils outside school.

This course will provide an overview of the software and participants will work through a range of the its facilities to create a curriculum focused multimedia document.

Whether you're an existing user who wants to become more confident with the software or are considering purchasing and wish to explore in depth before you decide, this course will prove very useful to you.


Target Audience: Teachers and TAs of KS2 pupils.

  • Date: Wednesday 24th February
  • Time: 1.15 pm-4.00 pm
  • Venue: Parkstone Primary School, Hull, HU6 7DE
  • Course Fee: £50
  • Application by email to
  • The course is limited to 12 attendees.
  • If the course is over-subscribed another will be arranged.
  • Schools will be invoiced after the course.
  • Participants will be provided with temporary access to a J2E account if they don't currently subscribe.
  • The course will take place in Parkstone's IT suite. If you'd like to bring your own device, access to the wireless network will be arranged.

Course Content

The course will focus on the creation of a multi-media document and will include demonstrations of, and time to practice, the following techniques:

  • Creating a text and graphics page with a range of formatting options
  • Adding tables and charts
  • Adding Voice Recordings (created in J2E or external software)
  • Adding content created in other software/apps
  • Embedded content (E.g A You Tube video or a working website)
  • QR code creation
  • Creating word banks
  • Creating a clip-art library that can be shared to specific groups/individuals
  • Exploring the drawing tools in the software
  • Sharing a document with other users to allow multi-user access. (A Wiki)
  • Publishing a finished document to the internet. Click here for an example.

In addition, the following features will be explored:

  • How teachers can view pupil's work and comment on it
  • How teachers can create and share documents with pupils. E.g writing frames
  • How J2E keeps revisions of pupil's work as they save, thus providing evidence of development.