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IT at LRGS gets funding boost


Lancaster Royal Grammar School has recently been awarded 30,000 to improve its IT provision by the Wolfson Foundation, an independent charity that awards grants to support and promote excellence in education.

The School has used the funding to completely re-equip a multimedia centre with new computers, and to provide further computers and overhead projectors in the Sixth Form Centre and Library, along with improved wifi access for pupils.

Headmaster Dr Pyle said: I am very grateful to the Wolfson Foundation for their financial support. This is the second time in recent years that the Wolfson Foundation has supported the development of school facilities and we are delighted to receive this grant. It will increase the opportunities available for our Sixth Formers in particular, and I know that they will take every advantage of these facilities to fulfil their potential.

The Wolfson Foundation (www.wolfson.org.uk) is an independent charity that supports and promotes excellence in the fields of science and medicine, health and disability, education and the arts and humanities. All awards are given on the basis of expert review. Over 800 million (1.7 billion in real terms) has been awarded to more than 10,000 projects throughout the UK. Established in 1955, the Wolfson Foundation celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2015.

Published: May 1 2015

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