Digital Schools Award
Leadership and Vision
Whole school improvement plan that includes: areas for development in digital technology over a three year period which includes the current year.
Digital technology action plan/school improvement plan for the current year that includes: SMART targets for digital technology in line with the School Improvement Plan.
Information as to how the school collaboratively evaluates new digital technologies for teaching and learning and uses this to inform the school’s digital strategy.
Staff development plan that includes: Details of staff training in digital technology provided externally; details of staff training in digital technology provided in-house; audit of staff professional development needs in relation to digital technology including online safety.
Three Departmental plans that demonstrate how: Digital technology is being used to support teaching and learning in creative and innovative ways.
A description of how specialist hardware and software is used to support pupils with additional support needs or a list/inventory
Guidance for teachers on how to support pupils with additional support needs using digital technology.
Online safety policy that includes: The security measures that the school has in place for filtering and for use of email and the Internet; an explanation as to how online safety guidance is communicated to pupils and parents; guidance on the safe use of the Internet for pupils; details of engagement with online safety agencies; the provision that exists for the professional development of teachers.
A signed teacher Acceptable Use Policy.
A signed pupil Acceptable Use Policy.