Situated in the West Midlands, Victoria Park has a large number of pupils for whom English is an additional language, and a high percentage of pupils on Free School Meals. In 2007, the school was taken out of Special Measures by Ofsted and four years later in 2011, was judged to be Outstanding.
Technology, and the institutions innovative 1:1 Scheme based on Shape the Future, helped play a key part in achieving this transformation. More information about the work that RM did with the team at Victoria Park is outlined in the case study below.
The core ingredients for success to help a school realise all the benefits of a 1:1 scheme, based on the Victoria Park Academy experience, are also illustrated below: