And now, Home Access Diana Johnson, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools Home Access aims to provide practical and financial support to low-income families who may not be able to afford a computer or the Internet. We will support these families to ensure that the educational and social benefits of 21st century technology are available to them.”
Why is this being done? Having a computer at home associates with a 2 grade improvement in one subject at GCSE. Children who have access to a computer at home are more confident and capable users of technology and more independent learners overall.
The HAGS offer Home Access Grants for low income families to cover the cost of: Home Access Grants for low income families to cover the cost of: Approved suppliers to provide these packages designed to support learning Assistive technologies for those with additional needs