We are delighted to welcome a guest post this month from Luckley House School. This fantastic Independent School in Wokingham, is full of some exciting news for pupils and prospective families with the announcement of a new Performing Arts Theatre opening later this month and an initiative that will see each pupil attending the school to be issued with a brand new Microsoft Surface tablet.
To find out more about this news and what the school can offer your children, you can arrange a visit to their open mornings on March 15th and June 9th. Full details can be found here on Mumsnet Berkshire and or via the Luckley House School website.
Luckley House School is a thriving Coeducational Independent School, located in Wokingham, Berkshire, offering day and flexible boarding provision for pupils aged 11 to 18 years. The school is set in attractive grounds with excellent facilities, and at just 40 miles from London, is the perfect location for boarders. With our strong Christian ethos, we value each pupil for their unique talents and abilities. We offer an extensive range of subjects at GCSE and A level, as well as a diverse co-curricular programme.
All Pupils will have their own Microsoft Surface 3
We are delighted to announce details of an exciting new initiative at Luckley House School. From September 2016, every pupil will be issued with a brand new Microsoft Surface tablet, which will make great lessons even more exhilarating!
At Luckley, we strive to provide the best education we can. As such, part of our vision is that every pupil leaving our school must be proficient in widely-used information systems in such a way that their work and other activities are enhanced.
Information and Communication Technology has had a huge impact on all our lives, not least in education. The pace of change is unprecedented and the expectation is that all young people will leave school proficient in the use of this technology.
In our review of the IT strategy for the school we have decided to introduce a one-to-one scheme in which every pupil in the school will be issued with a Microsoft Surface 3 from September 2016, which will be theirs until they leave the school. In brief, this device combines the best features of a Windows based computer, with tablet technology. Office 365 will facilitate access to files and open up opportunities for collaboration.
New Performing Arts Theatre to open 29 Feb
The Whitty Theatre at Luckley House School is an exciting new flexible 178-seat theatre, due for completion at the beginning of March 2016.
We cherish the performing arts, with their invaluable contribution to developing communication skills, creativity and self-confidence. The provision of a fully-equipped theatre and new drama teaching facilities will enable these to flourish.
Such a significant investment in the on-going expansion and improvement of our facilities underlines the Governors’ commitment to our fifteen year School Master Plan and further reinforces our position as a provider of high-class education.
The Whitty Theatre is named after Mary Whitty, a committed Christian and the grandmother of the major donor who has made construction of this building possible.