Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community


ICT Aims and Objectives

At Oasis Academy Henderson Avenue our aim is to create motivated ‘life-long’ learners, through the use of ICT to enhance learning and teaching. Education in the 21st Century is preparing children for a future in which ICT is an integral part of society, and therefore it is our aim to ensure that we develop skills through the appropriate and safe use of ICT.

  • We aim to keep pace with educational and technological developments in ICT, and have a commitment to teachers having the necessary tools e.g. excellent desktop PCs, iPads, visuliser and interactive whiteboards to do their jobs effectively. Therefore, this school is committed to change and the effective management of that change
  • We aim to provide an environment where access to ICT resources is natural, commonplace and safe
  • We aim to ensure that teachers develop confidence and competence to use ICT in the effective teaching of their subject
  • The Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) will engage pupils, parents and teachers so learning continues beyond the classroom
  • All classrooms and student work areas will be effectively ICT equipped and the technology will be used on a when-needed basis
  • The school website will be informative, user-friendly and a showcase of the school’s achievements, working alongside the VLE
  • Pupils are engaged through enriched multi-media learning experiences
  • Pupils use ICT to enhance their learning and deepen their understanding
  • Pupils extend their learning beyond the classroom
  • Pupils are empowered to take control of their own ‘e-learning’ and understand how to stay safe
  • Teachers use a wide range of ICT to plan, deliver, assess, evaluate and improve the curriculum
  • ICT enriches learning for pupils through risk-taking and innovation
  • Teachers are experts in their field and share their knowledge, skills and experience in and beyond the school community
  • Teachers are empowered to give pupils opportunities to learn in different ways through new technologies
  • Parents support and understand the e-learning of their children
  • Parents can access data and information that allows them to support, nurture and develop their child so they are able to achieve their potential