Laptops for learning

Local schools are preparing and distributing laptops to local care leavers and vulnerable children across the borough to support their learning.

Laptops for learning

Laptops for learningLocal schools are preparing and distributing laptops to local care leavers and vulnerable children across the borough to support their learning.

Rotherham Council has received a total allocation of 990 laptops under a Department for Education scheme to support online learning for disadvantaged children and young people who meet the Government's eligibility criteria.

The scheme was announced by the Department for Education on 19 April, with the full allocation of laptops delivered to the Council on on 4th June. All 990 devices were distributed to our schools and academies on 5th and 8th June.

Our Assistant Director of Education, Pepe Diiasio is pictured with some of the laptops being prepared for young people from Wales High School.

The Government has a range of advice for parents and carers on supporting their child's education during the coronavirus pandemic:

Guidance for parents

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