A borough school at the forefront of using Information and Communications Technology has received a prestigious award in UK. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Balsall Common Primary School have gained the ICT Mark by the British Education Communications and Technology Agency (Becta), the Government funded body responsible for promoting the use of ICT in Britain's schools and colleges. The award recognises the school's success in developing the strategic use of ICT in both administration and across the curriculum. The ICT Mark assessment report highlighted the fact that assistant head teacher Christian Hilton and ICT leader Jenny Mitchell had been pivotal to the way in which ICT has developed in the school, which is described as clearly 'e-Aspirational'.