Concern Cyclone Idai Emergency Appeal

Cyclone Idai Appeal
NEWS / 14 April 2019

In this dreadful crisis we are asking our school community to donate directly to Concern or to a charity of your choice. See here for Concern details.

Cyclone Idai has left a trail of destruction and a new wave of crisis emerges for more than 1.7 million people.

Food crisis looms

Heavy rain and floods have destroyed 95% of crops that provide food for families in Malawi and Mozambique. With only a two week window to distribute and replant seeds for a second harvest, we must act now to prevent a major food crisis.

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General School News / 15 August 2019
Implementing Stratford’s Digital Learning Framework plan: Windows 10 upgrade

Implementing Stratford’s Digital Learning Framework plan: Windows 10 upgrade

Our ambition at Stratford College has always been to foster independent learning.

In order to implement aspects of this standard Stratford upgraded all its computers to Windows 10 from Windows 7 over the summer.

As Windows 10 needs a lot more computer resources to run than Windows 7, upgrading computer hardware was necessary. This involved replacing old PC’s (pre-2014) with 10 new PC’s (with Solid State Drives). The PC’s in the Computer Lab and in the classrooms have had extra RAM installed and their hard drive replaced with a Solid State Drive. The old pre-2014 PC’s have been redeployed for use in Computer Science classes and for browsing the Web.

This is the second part of a two year programme where last year we upgraded our firewall and was one of the pilot schools to introduce Leaving Certificate Computer Science.

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