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Wokingham Virtual School


This page provides some information about the Wokingham Virtual School and resources for young people and carers.


Contacting the Virtual School

Virtual School

For more information please contact Shan Ratcliffe, Headteacher of the Virtual School Shan.Ratcliffe@wokingham.gov.uk or Sian Biddlecombe, Virtual School Education Coordinator Sian.Biddlecombe@wokingham.gov.uk. 


Laptop/tablet computer

Wokingham Children in Care are entitled to a laptop computer or tablet to use for homework, leisure, etc.  The devices are provided with support, warranty and insurance for three years.  Care Leavers that are actively engaging with some form of continuing education also have the same entitlement.

A document with more details and the order form are available below.  

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Support for Children in Care/Care Leaver tablets and laptops is provided via Stone Computers.  

Phone: 0844 880 1680 or e-mail: support@stonecomputers.com

Support is available 9am-8pm Mon-Fri and 10am-5pm Sat-Sun, via telephone or email (excluding Bank Holidays).  Calls will be charged at national call rates or less (note change in support hours from those shown on some earlier documentation)

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Music Tuition

Wokingham Children in Care are entitled to free specialist instrumental or vocal  music tuition if they request it.  Care Leavers that are actively engaging with some form of continuing education also have the same entitlement.  Subject to the availability of suitable teachers, the tuition can be on most common instruments such as flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, violin, cello, guitar or keyboard/piano.  It can also be vocal (singing) lessons.  

A document with more details and the application form are available below.  

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