£35,000 refurbishment as school looked to the future
THEY say nothing changes quite as quickly as technology, and as these photographs from 2004 show, it's probably true.
These pupils at St Benedict's Junior School in Glastonbury had just been treated to a £35,000 refurbishment of their IT facilities, as the result of a government-backed scheme to update school computer equipment.
The school took advantage of the scheme to buy 27 new computers – 20 for the IT suite and seven in individual classrooms.
Of course, by today's standards the computers look a little on the archaic side, and a world away from the sleek world of flatscreen monitors, tablet PCs, smart phones and laptops almost as thin as a piece of paper.
The children sat at them will be nine years older now, teenagers.
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