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#LaptopsForLearning

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Last updated: 22/04/2021

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Last updated: 13:44 26/04/2021

In Cheltenham, which has set out its stall to be the cyber capital of the UK, thousands of local children are home-schooling at the moment, and whilst many will have suitable IT equipment, countless others don’t. Without the ability to attend online lessons, or complete homework, their education is at risk.

Even when schools go back, they are increasingly using online platforms for homework so ensuring all our children have access to the right IT equipment gives them the foundations to get the most out of their education.

No Child Left Behind has teamed up with Cheltenham Education Partnership, representing local secondary schools, Cheltenham Learning Partnership, representing local primary schools and IT Schools Africa.

We want to ensure that all our children have the right IT equipment to learn at home and have the opportunity to benefit from digital technology so no child gets left behind

What you can donate

We are looking for working laptops, iPads and tablets with chargers that are no more than 7 years old

Laptops

Tablets

Money

Where to donate IT equipment

Reception, All Saints’ Academy Blaisdon Way, Cheltenham, GL51 0WH

Phone: 01242 711200

Lee Bradley  email: lbradley@asachelt.org

Ben Lake  email: blake@asachelt.org

Open Monday to Friday between 9am to 4pm.

 Face mask to be worn on delivery, equipment to be delivered in one bag (plastic or otherwise) with its charger.

Reception, Balcarras School, East End Rd, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham GL53 8QF

Phone: 01242 515881

Contact: Elizabeth Cullis

Email: ejc@balcarras.gloucs.sch.uk

Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. 

Face mask to be worn on delivery, equipment to be delivered in one bag (plastic or otherwise) with its charger.

Reception, Cheltenham College Prep School, Thirlestaine rd,  Cheltenham GL53 7AB.

Phone: 01242 265600

Contact: Phil Attwell

Email: p.attwell@cheltenhamcollege.org

Open Monday to Friday between 9am to 4pm.

Face mask to be worn on delivery. One device and its charger in a bag, placed in the large receptacle outside the reception of the Prep School.

Main Reception

Bayshill Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 3EP

Phone: 01242 520691

Contact: Andy Roberts

Email: robertsap@cheltladiescollege.org

Open Monday to Friday between 9am to 4pm.

Reception will be locked so make yourself known to reception by knocking. They will let you into secure area where laptop can be dropped off.

Face mask to be worn on delivery, equipment to be delivered in one bag (plastic or otherwise) with its charger.

Reception, Cleeve School, Two Hedges Road, Bishop’s Cleeve, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 8AE

Phone: 01242 672546

Open Monday to Friday between 9am to 4pm.

 Face mask to be worn on delivery, equipment to be delivered in one bag (plastic or otherwise) with its charger.

1 Severn Road, Cheltenham, GL52 5QA

Contact: Alison/Linda/Sue (admin@cornerstonecentre.org.uk or manager@cornerstonecentre.org.uk)

01242 777777

The Centre is open Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm, although during the pandemic staff are not always on site. Please contact in advance of dropping off to ensure someone is there to receive the laptop.

Face mask to be worn on delivery, and equipment to be delivered in one bag (plastic or otherwise) with its charger

Estates Office, Dean Close School, Hatherley Road Entrance (as to Bacon Theatre), Cheltenham, GL51 6EP

Phone: 01242 258000

Open Monday to Friday between 9am to 4pm.

 Face mask to be worn on delivery, equipment to be delivered in one bag (plastic or otherwise) with its charger.

Pittville School, Main Reception, Albert road, Cheltenham, Gl52 3JD

Contact: Amanda Peck

Email: apeck@pittville.gloucs.sch.uk 

Open Monday to Friday between 9am to 4pm. 

 Face mask to be worn on delivery, equipment to be delivered in one bag (plastic or otherwise) with its charger.

Ron Smith Pavilion, Springbank Way, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 0LH

Phone: 07545 324225

Monday – Thursday, 8:30am- 12 midday.

 Face mask to be worn on delivery, equipment to be delivered in one bag (plastic or otherwise) with its charger.

How to donate money

Want to help, but don’t have any devices lying around? You can still support #LaptopsForLearning by donating money. 

We are trying to reach a target of £50,000 to help ensure that children across the town have the equipment, software and internet capability to continue their education at home.

FAQs

For donated laptops, no. You don’t have to but you can if you would prefer. Our partners at IT Africa Schools will ‘wipe’ all laptops prior to refurbishment.

With tablets and ipads, please make sure that the user accounts have been deleted and the device is unlocked. Devices cannot be refurbished if the existing user account is still active on the device. Instructions on how to do this can be found here

Each of our collection points has Covid-safe procedures in place which are detailed above (see: ‘where to donate IT equipment’). Please contact the collection point if you have any questions about their procedures.

Please donate working laptops no more than 7 years old, with their power supplies/chargers.

We are working closely with schools across Cheltenham. They will be responsible for communicating directly with families to establish what their barriers to accessing home learning are, and whether they would benefit from the support of #LaptopsForLearning. 

If you have any further questions, please email nochildleftbehind@cheltenham.gov.uk or phone 01242 262626

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