11th October 2023
Wokingham Virtual School
This page provides some basic information about the Wokingham Virtual School and resources for young people and carers. Visit our separate dedicated website at this link for more information.
Contacting the Virtual School
The Virtual School Website
The Virtual School have now launched a separate dedicated website, which gives details of available resources and training. You will be able to see details of our upcoming termly Conferences and any up to date advice. You can find the website here: https://www.wokinghamvirtualschool.co.uk
Wokingham Children in Care are entitled to a laptop computer or tablet to use for homework, leisure, etc. The devices are provided with support and warranty for three years. Care Leavers that are actively engaging with some form of continuing education also have the same entitlement.
The latest version of the document/leaflet with more details and the order form are available below.
Support for most Children in Care/Care Leaver tablets and laptops is provided via Stone Computers. There are 3 options to access Stone support:
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone 0844 880 2366 or 01785 786 700 (reception – ask for support)
- Internet/raise a support ticket: https://www.stonegroup.co.uk/contact/raise-a-support-ticket/
Support is available 9am-8pm Mon-Fri and 10am-5pm Sat-Sun, via telephone or email (excluding Bank Holidays).
Due to Covid affecting the supply of laptops, Wokingham have at times needed to source devices from other suppliers. Devices that aren't supported by Stone are supported by local company Waterman Solutions: 0118 324 1133 or email@example.com Support is available during office hours 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday. You may be asked for the serial number of the device so that Waterman Solutions know it is a genuine request.
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.