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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.

IXL

Internet Based Curricular Maths Software

READINGPLUS

Adaptive computerized reading programme

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.

MICROSOFT ACADEMY

Students can take tests in any Office application and typically present Word and Excel.

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

The teachers in the classrooms and computer lab can remotely monitor and control students’ computers as well as issue and receive files.

IBOOKS

The teachers make their own textbooks for use by their students on the MacBook.

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.

ONENOTE

Each student can use Onenote to organize their notes using the PC or the iPad.

OneDrive (Sharepoint)

Each student has a cloud-based account for storing and sharing files.

EXCHANGE

Each student has a school e-mail account.

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.

MacBook

All students and teachers use iPads every day.

COMPUTER LABORATORY

24 computers running the best-operating systems and software

GAME DESIGN

This is a core curricular subject which includes C# coding.

GMETRIX

Training Software- This helps prepare students for their Microsoft Exams.

IN-HOUSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT IN SCIENCE AND MATHS

The teachers produce their own software adapted to their students’ particular needs.

IN-HOUSE IN-HOUSE WEBSITE MANAGEMENT

DATA PROJECTORS

In every classroom.

APPLE TV

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.