ICT Services & Facilities
The school provides modern Information and Communication Technology facilities, services, and support to enhance the teaching, learning, and administrative aims of the school.
Comprehensive support and training is provided to ensure the efficient and effective use of these resources. The school continually assesses recent developments in technology to ensure that we leverage the vast educational benefits of modern advancements.
The school has 4 cross-curricular ICT Suites, in addition to an open-access ICT Suite housed in the Learning Resource Centre. In addition, various Departments have specialist ICT facilities available. This ensures that ICT resources can be leveraged seamlessly in the delivery of teaching and learning.
All classrooms are fitted with an Interactive Whiteboard, and all staff are provided with a modern laptop. This provides a flexible resource for classroom teaching.
The school has invested in ICT in recent years, including a new communication and server infrastructure. There are over 900 computers available for student use, as well as a number of tablet devices. Departments also have access to a large number of cross-curricular and specialist peripherals and software. All computers within the school are connected to the network, either via fixed access points, or via our site-wide wireless network, allowing for easy access to shared resources and our 100mb Internet connection.
The school utilises Microsoft Office 365 providing e-mail and online storage, as well as access to the Microsoft Office suite for home use.
In line with our e-Safety and Child Protection Policies, Internet filtering software is in place and continually monitored to ensure that Internet sites accessible are of an appropriate nature for education.
|Mr M Blake||Trust ICT Strategy & Projects Manager|
|Mr D Savage||Trust Deputy ICT & Projects Manager|
|Mr P Anderson||Senior ICT Technician|
|Mr J Ferris||ICT Technician|