The Governors and staff of St John the Baptist’s College, Portadown are delighted to have received the prestigious ‘Highly Commended’ award for ICT Excellence at the recent CAPITA awards ceremony in the Merchant Hotel in Belfast. The school was praised for its creative and innovative use of a wide range of new and emerging technologies to enhance learning and teaching and implement effective differentiated strategies.
It’s an amazing achievement to have been shortlisted never mind to have received an award at this level especially given that this is the first year of the new college. In addition to winning this accolade, the college was awarded Digital Schoolhouse Status last week following an inspection visit which will provide a bursary to enable outreach coding projects to be delivered by our staff within our feeder primary schools. A special thanks to our students, parents, staff and governors for their ongoing support in our applications and with the development of our Next Generation Learning Strategy.