London comprehensive school, 1200 pupils on
100 refugee children, 350 with English as an
additional language, 260 on the school special need register, 50
with statements of special needs.
70% of children have a computer at home (of
some description); 50% have Internet access from home; 10% broadband.
Very ICT-literate staff, ICT used in all curriculum
areas with varying degrees of effectiveness - but usually good.
7 ICT rooms in the school, 6 of which are bookable
by all departments
School web-site and participant in the LGfL
To break the distinction between school- and
To allow a more individualised curriculum through
the provision of high quality multimedia resources
To allow a wider community involvement in the
school curriculum (e.g. parents)
How to give all pupils and other community
stakeholders access to this curriculum?
Becta report on home-school links:
ICT in Schools: the impact of government initiatives
ICT in Schools: the effect of government initiatives (2002)
Excellence in cities programme:
Becta on-line conference 'Transforming mamagement
and learning with ICT'