Little Reddings Primary School gains prestigious ICT Mark Award
Children at Little Reddings are at the forefront of using information and communications technology (ICT) to enhance their work, and that’s official!
Following an extensive external assessment Little Reddings has been awarded the prestigious ICT Mark.
The award recognises the school’s success in developing the strategic use of ICT in both administration and across the curriculum. Parents will have proof that their children are attending a school at the forefront of modern technology.
Dave Presky (ICT Coordinator), involved in ensuring the school was ready for ICT Mark assessment, commented:
“I am really pleased that the presentation of this award shows recognition of the excellent ICT work that is taking place at Little Reddings. Applying for the award really brought into focus the ICT work that we are doing each and every day. All the children and staff deserve credit for this achievement.”
Mark Chambers, Naace CEO, said ” Little Reddings thoroughly deserve the accolade of an ICT Mark accreditation. They clearly demonstrate how important it is to take a whole school approach to using ICT in schools. We look forward to working with Little Reddings to demonstrate how ICT can have a substantial impact on learner outcomes in the future.
The full report can be found below
- The Self-review Framework is an online tool launched in April 2006 to assist schools in identifying, improving and benchmarking the use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) in learning, teaching and management of schools. Schools evaluate their progress against a 5-level scale for aspects of development grouped under six major elements, such as Curriculum, Leadership and Management, Professional Development and Learning. www.naace.co.uk/1403
- The ICT Mark is an integral part of the Self-review Framework. It is recognition of a school’s achievements in reaching a standard of maturity in their use of technology. This optional accreditation is evidence that the school has undergone an extensive and thorough review of its use of ICT. Award of the ICT Mark is made when the school has satisfied a visiting Assessor that their plans and provisions have met or exceeded the national standard. Visits normally last half a day and may include review of curriculum plans, examination of systems and interviews with staff and pupils. http://www.naace.co.uk/ictmark
- Naace is the professional association for those concerned with advancing education through the appropriate use of information and communications technology (ICT). Naace has been given a concession to run the ICT Mark, supported by The Department for Education. It created the Naacemark for Schools scheme, which was a predecessor of the ICT Mark. http://www.naace.co.uk