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    The better tools

    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.