Families who have struggled financially to afford a computer and broadband access at home can now apply for a grant. Opening this educational gateway to encourage learning at home holds huge potential benefits to children. The DCSF are to provide funds to supply 270.000 families with home access.
See details of the DCSF Home Access scheme and how to apply
Recent evidence suggests that young people with a computer at home could get a B, rather than a D, at GCSE. Nigel McLean, Executive Director, Schools and Families, Becta