Selby High School is committed to providing the best learning experience for our students, we strongly believe that this means providing pupils with access to affordable, high quality technology. Using IT safely and effectively is an essential part of everyday life for our students and we are committed to equipping them with these skills for life. Should we find ourselves in another lock down situation, we will be delivering a remote curriculum.
We want to provide each and every pupil the option to own a dedicated learning device which they can use at home for access to school work and homework.
In order to provide seamless access to technology, we have partnered with Freedom Tech to launch the Tech 4 Learners 1:1 device programme.
About Tech 4 Learners
Tech 4 Learners is a 1:1 parental contribution programme for schools run by financial solutions provider and educational specialists Freedom Tech, enabling us to give our students access to technology that will greatly enhance their learning experience.
Freedom Tech have a strong background in education and partner with leading manufacturers and resellers in education technology. They are financially stable and wholly owned by CSI Leasing, one of the world’s largest leasing companies with over $1.6 billion in assets.
How it works
Parents will make fixed monthly payments to access the technology. There is also an option to pay in full if this is preferred.
For parents and students, Tech 4 Learners offers: :
- The latest technology for Students: a personalised learning device they can use at home
- Enhanced learning outcomes through consistent access to technology and powerful learning resources
- Fully covered technology - each device is protected in the event of accidental damage or theft, for the duration of the programme
- The ability to pay for the latest technology in manageable monthly payments
- No personal credit checks - get up and running and contributing
- The device is yours at the end of programme at no extra cost
Acer Chromebook 311 C733 Intel Celeron N4000, 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC (Non Touchscreen).
This 11.6” Chromebook is designed for portable convenience, this Chromebook™ is smaller than a sheet of A4 paper and weighs just around 1 kg. Slide it in to small bags and take it out when you need it.
Designed for an online, on-the-go life, the Acer Chromebook 311 packs a lot of features into small a lightweight chassis. With a 10-hour battery life, a fast Intel® CPU and fast Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) connection it gets users online in an instant.
With its safety certification, state-of-the-art low-energy consuming processor, military standard specs and a long battery life, it can stand up to the daily rigors and intense usage of students inside or outside the classroom.
How technology helps students learn
Having their own learning device helps students of our school get seamless access to lesson resources which are designed to make the most of technology. Being competent with technology is becoming increasingly important in the wider world and we want to ensure students are as prepared as possible for a digital society. There have been numerous studies that suggest more positive outcomes for students when they are given frequent and consistent access to technology
Terms available with no credit check
How to order
To select and place an order for a device, please visit the Tech 4 Learners portal:
Email: Please use your email address this is where the order confirmation will be sent
If you are experiencing any difficulty logging in, please contact
Freedom Tech on 0203 857 5630
Ordering window opens: Open Now
Ordering deadline: 11th July 2021
First Direct Debit payment taken: 25th July 2021
How long can I spread the payments over?
12, 24 and 36 months. depending on how long your child has left at the school. We also offer an up front payment option.
What happens at the end of the agreement?
On your final payment the device becomes yours.
Will there be any credit checks?
No everyone is approved and there aren’t any credit checks.
What is the excess on the insurance policy?
There is no excess on either the insurance or warranty.
How do I make a claim?
You will be provided with a policy and claims document detailing how to make a claim.
Can they use the device at home?
Yes the student can use the device to further enhance their learning and we recommend that you set your security setting on your Wi-Fi accordingly.
How many devices can I order?
One per student at the school.
What happens if I miss a payment or can no longer afford the device?
You will have to return the device; you will not own the device until the final payment is made.
What if I my child leaves the school?
You must return the device to the school or alternatively pay the outstanding payments to take ownership of the device.
When will I receive the device?
Devices are planned to be available for the start of the September 2021 Term.
Device specification available on the ordering portal
If you have any further questions, please contact the Tech 4 Learners team.
t: 0203 857 5630