Blyth school receives full marks for ICT

A BLYTH school has been rewarded for using modern technology to enhance their work.

Malvin’s Close Primary School has received the prestigious ICT Mark for its success in using information and communications technology (ICT) in both administration and across the curriculum.

Headteacher Julie Bowman said: “On behalf of Malvin’s Close Primary School, I am delighted we have been awarded the ICT Mark.

“It recognises our positive approach to ICT, and the benefits it is bringing to our children.

“We believe that ICT can be used in every aspect of learning, and that it is essential our children are equipped for the modern world.”

The school received the award following an assessment by the Nottingham-based ICT association, Naace.

Bernadette Brooks, general manager at Naace, said: “Malvin’s Close Primary School thoroughly deserves the accolade of an ICT Mark accredation.

“They clearly demonstrate how important it is to take a whole school approach to using ICT in schools.”