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1 Broughton Hall High School Laptops for Pupils Information for Yr 7 Parents

2 Welcome and introduction What is the scheme all about? What is the scheme all about? Why are we doing this? Why are we doing this? What is being provided? What is being provided? What do we have to do? What do we have to do? What help will there be? What help will there be? How will my child benefit? How will my child benefit? What do I need to know? What do I need to know? How will we receive the kit? How will we receive the kit? Any questions? Any questions?

3 What is the scheme all about? Aims to provide laptop access to KS3 Aims to provide laptop access to KS3 Impact will be monitored & measured Impact will be monitored & measured The money primarily comes from the schools ICT budget The money primarily comes from the schools ICT budget Small parental contribution Small parental contribution MOODLE provides support materials MOODLE provides support materials

4 New ways of learning for a new school

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6 Why are we doing this? Schools need to change: 140 people a second joining the web 140 people a second joining the web 4 out of 5 pupils starting school now will go into jobs that do not yet exist and use technology that has not been invented 4 out of 5 pupils starting school now will go into jobs that do not yet exist and use technology that has not been invented 2013 a PC with capacity of human brain 2013 a PC with capacity of human brain Amount of technical information expected to double every 72hours by 2010 Amount of technical information expected to double every 72hours by 2010 2.7 billion searches on Google each month 2.7 billion searches on Google each month 8 out of 10 US pupils use Face book 8 out of 10 US pupils use Face book

7 As our world continues to change 9/10 toys are made in China 9/10 toys are made in China Half of all tvs & cameras are made in China Half of all tvs & cameras are made in China Your computer can be repaired on line in India Your computer can be repaired on line in India Your brain scan may be checked in Australia Your brain scan may be checked in Australia You will need the skills of…..team work, empathy, good communication, problem solving, initiative, determination and most of all enthusiasm You will need the skills of…..team work, empathy, good communication, problem solving, initiative, determination and most of all enthusiasm By the age of 16 you are likely to have spent more time watching television than you have spent in school…. By the age of 16 you are likely to have spent more time watching television than you have spent in school…. Have schools changed enough in recent years?

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9 Our aim… To help your daughter: Improve in all her school subjects Improve in all her school subjects Raise attendance levels & improve the behaviour of target pupils Raise attendance levels & improve the behaviour of target pupils Develop the skills needed for the 21st century Develop the skills needed for the 21st century More easily do homework and revision More easily do homework and revision Better present her work Better present her work

10 Help raise the achievement of particular pupils: Help raise the achievement of particular pupils: –who are at risk of not achieving level 5 in English, mathematics, science or ICT –whose homework needs improving –Whose attendance or poor health affects learning –who are gifted and talented

11 What is being provided? Asus EEE PC 1005HA Asus EEE PC 1005HA Office Suite Office Suite Up to 8hrs battery Up to 8hrs battery Built in camera Built in camera Chosen by pupils Chosen by pupils Compact/lightweight model Compact/lightweight model Shock proof Shock proof To be used at home and in school To be used at home and in school

12 What we ask of you Your daughter brings the laptop/case to school daily Your daughter brings the laptop/case to school daily Help them look after the laptop Help them look after the laptop eg.Careless/wilful damage – c, £100 surety deposit or withdrawal of laptop eg.Careless/wilful damage – c, £100 surety deposit or withdrawal of laptop Lost/damaged power cable – c, £25 Lost/damaged power cable – c, £25 Make sure the laptop isnt used inappropriately Make sure the laptop isnt used inappropriately Report damage or other problems promptly Report damage or other problems promptly Return the laptop to the school at the end of yr 9 Return the laptop to the school at the end of yr 9

13 What do I need to know? HEALTH AND E-SAFETY Trailing wires, electricity supply, sitting position, usage Trailing wires, electricity supply, sitting position, usage Laptop must to be re-charged over night at home Laptop must to be re-charged over night at homeE-SAFETY Commercialism, inappropriate content, chat rooms Commercialism, inappropriate content, chat rooms www.childnet.org www.parentscentre.gov. www.childnet.org www.parentscentre.gov.www.parentscentre.gov. uk/usingcomputersandtheinternetuk/usingcomputersandtheinternet/ uk/usingcomputersandtheinternet Web checker: www.home.snafu.de/tilman/xenulink.html Web checker: www.home.snafu.de/tilman/xenulink.html

14 What help will there be? In-house technical support In-house technical support Warranty work – pool of laptops Warranty work – pool of laptops ICT teachers ICT teachers Support materials/websites Support materials/websites Free ICT classes: www.ufi.com/ukol and www.learndirect.co.uk Free ICT classes: www.ufi.com/ukol and www.learndirect.co.uk www.ufi.com/ukol www.learndirect.co.uk www.ufi.com/ukol www.learndirect.co.uk Annual PAT inspection Annual PAT inspection

15 Any Questions? What if my child has additional needs? What if my child has additional needs? Please liaise with Mrs Hible (SENCO). Please liaise with Mrs Hible (SENCO). Who does the equipment belong to? Who does the equipment belong to? The equipment belongs to the school, even when its in your home. The equipment belongs to the school, even when its in your home. What if we have a problem? What if we have a problem? Let the school know. Let the school know.

16 How long can I keep the laptop? How long can I keep the laptop? Until the end of yr 9. Until the end of yr 9. If you daughter changes school the laptop should bee returned. If you daughter changes school the laptop should bee returned. What happens in yr 10/11? Exam classes make less use of ICT. Exam classes make less use of ICT. If required laptops are made available for in-class use or loaned to individual girls. If required laptops are made available for in-class use or loaned to individual girls.

17 Im worried about crime – what if its lost or stolen? Im worried about crime – what if its lost or stolen? Research suggests this is very unlikely. Research suggests this is very unlikely. Can we load other software? Can we load other software? We would ask you not to do this with out first checking with the school. We would ask you not to do this with out first checking with the school.

18 What does the insurance cover …… What does the insurance cover …… 1 incident of accidental damage/theft 1 incident of accidental damage/theft On repair or replacement a charge of £15 will be made On repair or replacement a charge of £15 will be made This charge covers the cost of a new insurance policy This charge covers the cost of a new insurance policy

19 What isnt covered by the insurance policy? What isnt covered by the insurance policy? Cost of a replacement case. A new case will cost £15. Cost of a replacement case. A new case will cost £15. Cost of replacing a lost or damaged charger. A new charger will cost £20. Cost of replacing a lost or damaged charger. A new charger will cost £20.

20 What if my daughter ……? What if my daughter ……? Misuses her laptop eg. Cyber bullying, illegal downloads Misuses her laptop eg. Cyber bullying, illegal downloads Fails to repeatedly bring the laptop to school Fails to repeatedly bring the laptop to school Regrettably in such circumstances the school reserves the right to withdraw the laptop. Please be aware that any monies paid are non- refundable. Regrettably in such circumstances the school reserves the right to withdraw the laptop. Please be aware that any monies paid are non- refundable.

21 What if we move house? What if we move house? As long as your daughter remains on roll she may keep the laptop. Just inform the office of your change of address. As long as your daughter remains on roll she may keep the laptop. Just inform the office of your change of address. How much will it cost? * How much will it cost? * yr 7 - £30 yr 7 - £30 yr 8 - £15 yr 8 - £15 yr 9 - £15 (Total = £60) yr 9 - £15 (Total = £60) These payments are non-refundable These payments are non-refundable Additional costs may be incurred eg. To cover the cost of a new charger Additional costs may be incurred eg. To cover the cost of a new charger

22 What next? Recommended to join the scheme Recommended to join the scheme Letter of invitation Letter of invitation Schedule of Equipment and Software Schedule of Equipment and Software Home-School Agreement Home-School Agreement Cheque Cheque Appropriate school bag Appropriate school bag

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