Technology for Learning

Digital Learning

At LEO Academy Trust, we believe that our role in education is to provide children with the very best start in life. In order to provide our children with a high quality education, going beyond the National Curriculum, we are committed to the impactful use of technology. 

To deliver the high quality educational curriculum that the Trust is committed to, every child is provided with their own 1:1 Chromebook, for use at school and for children in KS2, also at home. This is fully funded by the Trust, ensuring there is no digital divide or inequality for our children. In EYFS and KS1, Chrome Tabs and Chromebooks are available on demand in every classroom. Our focus on sustainability, seen through our partnership with Acer, ensures our technological practices align with our goal of environmental responsibility for future generations. We know that having the right hardware is crucial to empower children and staff but in addition to world class hardware, alongside this, is a comprehensive suite of digital tools to further enhance and develop great teaching for every child, all contained within our Digital Package.

Across LEO Academy Trust, we are fully committed to a culture of coaching and constant improvement. All staff, regardless of their role, have access to a wide range of coaching opportunities, professional learning content as well as the support and guidance of the central team. 

In addition to empowering our staff, we’re also incredibly proud of our pupil digital leader communities in each school. These children, working alongside a committed Cloud Champion teacher, lead the use of technology. They regularly attend external events, including BETT, Google for Education conferences as well as education sector celebrations, where they are able to showcase and celebrate how technology helps them learn.

Our commitment to integrating technology into teaching and learning has enabled us to become global system leaders in the use of technology in classroom. This has been evidenced through our Pedtech Impact Report, released in 2023, as well as our relationships with many partners including Google for Education, Acer, ASUS, London Grid for Learning and TextHelp. This has allowed us to share our practice beyond our own walls - we work closely with other trusts, schools, teachers, and pupils as system leaders.



The National Curriculum for Computing aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • can understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including abstraction, logic, algorithms and data representation

  • can analyse problems in computational terms, and have repeated practical experience of writing computer programs in order to solve such problems

  • can evaluate and apply information technology, including new or unfamiliar technologies, analytically to solve problems

  • are responsible, competent, confident and creative users of information and communication technology.

Through teaching computing at LEO Academy Trust, we equip pupils with the substantive and disciplinary knowledge needed to participate in a rapidly changing world where work and leisure activities are increasingly transformed by technology. Pupils will increase their substantive knowledge in computing by developing an understanding of how to safely use technology, how to be computational thinkers and how to program. This will support the development of disciplinary knowledge by allowing children to interpret and apply their substantive knowledge in the creation of original digital content. Digital Skills are taught within context, using technology to both create and assist learning in all subject areas. We believe a high-quality computing education equips our pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world. Computing is embedded across our curriculum due to its deep links with mathematics, PSHE, science, and design and technology.


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