Wymondham school recognised for its technological innovation in the classroom

Kevin Sait, head of IT strategy, Jonathan Rockey vice-principal, Harry Traynor, Microsoft Global St

Kevin Sait, head of IT strategy, Jonathan Rockey vice-principal, Harry Traynor, Microsoft Global Student Ambassador, and Jason Brown, Microsoft Global Student Ambassador. - Credit: Archant

A south Norfolk school has been recognised by Microsoft as a global leader for its use of technology in teaching.

Wymondham High Academy was chosen as a Microsoft Showcase School for delivering a personalised education to students using mobile and cloud technology.

The award sees it join a community of more than 150 schools from around the world - with just six from the United Kingdom.

Microsoft praised the school's use of Microsoft Office 365 in the classroom.

Russell Boulton, principal, said: 'Being selected as a Microsoft Showcase School is an amazing honour, and recognition of the passion


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our teachers and staff have for creating the best learning environments possible.

'We look forward to sharing our experiences with other schools in our community and the world to continue finding innovative ways to equip our students with the proper tools needed for success inside and outside of the classroom.'

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The status will see the school work in partnership with Microsoft to mentor other schools in the community.

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