Peter Symonds College
Aims : To ensure the professional installation of interactive whiteboards in over 60+ classrooms
To ensure minimal disruption to all teaching staff during the installations
To correct poor installations from other third partys
Solution : Interactive whiteboards and installation (60+ classrooms)
Result : First class interactive whiteboard installations in all classrooms with no disruption to teaching staff
Peter Symonds College is one of the largest sixth form colleges in the country with over 2,800 full-time 16-19 year-old students, about 100of whom board.It also has an adult education site with over 4,000 part time students. The college welcomes students from some 150 feeder schools including the Falkland Islands.
It is a very successful college,receiving an ‘outstanding’report from OFSTED inspectorsin 2005 and was awarded Beacon College status in 2006. Currently the A level results are in the top three for the sector in the country.
Interactive whiteboard installations
Peter Symonds College has a modern IT infrastructure with over 1,100 PCs across the two sites. They have always been keen to use ILT to help deliver the curriculum to their students and were early adopters of interactive whiteboards in the classrooms.
In total, over 60 classrooms now have interactive whiteboards installed by Hugh Symons’professional engineers, with further conversions planned for several teaching rooms.
Why Hugh Symons?
One of the reasons for choosing Hugh Symons was the quality of work, AV experience and the ability to work with our IT team for maximum effect.
Summary of benefits:
- Increased interactivity in the classroom
- Enhanced teaching and learning
- No disruption to teaching staff
- Professional future proofed installations
"Once we tried Hugh Symons for our interactive whiteboard supply and installation, we haven’t gone to any other supplier as we’ve found their quality of work and support meets our needs exactly. In fact we we have used Hugh Symons’ engineers to correct some of the work done by earlier contractors. I am more than happy to recommend them to any other eductaional institutions"
Charles Parish (Director of IT Services)