Every classroom is equipped with state-of-the-art interactive whiteboards and wifi internet connection.
Training is regularly provided to all staff to ensure that teaching and learning is up-to-date with the latest developments.
Every primary classroom has its own ICT provision. Pupils benefit from a range of early years software packages in the Nursery School where they begin to develop basic computer skills such as mouse control. A typical programme, like Sound Stories (from the Oxford Literacy Web) will be introduced to the whole class at one time.
Children then have the opportunity to practise their skills in an interactive and stimulating environment, usually working in pairs with their teacher or classroom assistant. Sound, colour and animation all help to captivate a child’s interest in computers right from the start of their education at King´s College.
In the Secondary Department there are two ICT suites for pupil use during ICT lessons and for additional activities. Further ICT workstations are available in the Library and there is a rolling programme of investment in lap-tops.
Senior students are encouraged to view computers as tools for learning in all subject areas.
- A Broadcast system, which allows teachers to demonstrate techniques on all screens simultaneously. Staff can also view what is happening on each monitor from the master computer and take control of individual computers to give guidance on screen.
- Digital, still and video cameras introduce students to image processing allowing photographs to be imported into documents with ease.
- Students have access to teacher generated Moodle sites which track and assess student progress, and these are used regularly to provide extension work and out-of-hours guidance to students.
- Two fully equipped multimedia computer laboratories have access to the Internet through a fast ADSL communication link. Photographic quality colour printers are available for rapid output of work.