IXL- Internet Based Curricular Maths Software
READINGPLUS- Adaptive computerized reading programme
MICROSOFT ACADEMY/CERTIPORT/TESTING CENTRE- Students can take tests in any Office application and typically present Word and Excel.
MICROSOFT SCHOOLS AGREEMENT- Guarantees that the school’s Operating Systems and Office applications are up-to-date.
NO LIMITS EXAM LICENCE- Students can repeat their Microsoft exams as many times as is practicable.
GMETRIX- Training Software- This helps prepare students for their Microsoft Exams
GAME DESIGN- This is a core curricular subject which includes C# coding.
COMPUTER LABORATORY- 24 computers running the best-operating systems and software
WEBDAV- cross-platform file manager/server- This allows students and teachers to share files between their PC and their MacBook and allows teachers the ability to share files with their students. Photocopies have become a thing of the past.
WEBSERVER- in-house- Video can be streamed across our wifi cutting out the need for internet access.
OFFICE 365: Each student has an Office 365 account
EXCHANGE- Each student has a school e-mail account
OneDrive (Sharepoint)- Each student has a cloud-based account for storing and sharing files
ONENOTE- Each student can use Onenote to organize their notes using the PC or the iPad
SKYPE/ Facetime- Students use Skype to talk with their families
SONICWALL- filtering and content management allows the school to control the internet, e-mail, Skype, and any website URL, making the wifi environment ultrasafe.
ITUNES U- The school has its own location on iTunes U and will develop it more in future years.
UNITY- The students use Unity to make their computer games
NET ASSIST/ SUPPORT REMOTE CONTROL CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE- the teachers in the classrooms and computer lab can remotely monitor and control students’ computers as well as issue and receive files
IBOOKS- TEACHER PRODUCED- The teachers make their own textbooks for use by their students on the MacBook
IN-HOUSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT IN SCIENCE AND MATHS- The teachers produce their own software adapted to their students’ particular needs
IN-HOUSE WEBSITE MANAGEMENT
DATA PROJECTORS in every classroom
APPLE TV’s throughout school allowing the teacher to display their own MacBook or the internet to the students
E-PORTFOLIO: All students will be taught how to maintain a cloud-based e-portfolio during the year.
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