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Literacy in the classroom. 

We understand the challenges of teaching in today's classrooms, balancing/delivering with meeting curriculum outcomes, whilst integrating IT and engaging your students. Western Computer can help you overcome those challenges with the use of iPad in the classroom.


A key element of working with iPad is the use of creative workflows and IT skills that are transferable to any lesson or curriculum area. iPad is perfect for managing your classroom workflows to ensure efficient use of time. Speak to one of our Apple Experts and learn more about tools that will help enhance literacy such as Apple applications Keynote, Pages and Numbers and creative solutions such as adventure games on iPad. Attend one of our upcoming workshops to learn practical ideas to take back to your lessons

Encouraging Literacy work.

Western Computer work with Sleuth IT, adventure games for literacy. With an immersive experience which places your students at the heart of a mystery that needs to be solved. 


Reading for understanding is key to solving the mystery, students have to extract and assess information, analyse and make deductions from materials they uncover within the games. Whilst Sleuth IT is an iPad based game, it encourages your students to use pen and paper to problem solve throughout the game.



Bridging the Gender Gap. 

Statistics from 2014 show that 1 in 5 children in England cannot read well by age 11.

Lacking vital literacy skills by this age will hold a person back at every stage of their education, and have a negative impact on their achievements for the rest of their life.

Research consistently shows that boys’ reading lags behind that of girls. The Boys’ Reading Commission Report of 2012 reveals that 76% of UK schools are concerned about boys’ underachievement in reading, and the reading gender gap continues to widen.

iPad can help stregthen literacy skills for all ages, and provides a skillset that the modern generation require.  







Expert advice. 

Introducing new technology into the classroom can be very challenging. Western Computer can offer expert advice to ensure a successful launch of Sleuth IT into your classroom and curriculum. We can help you embed iPad in your school to ensure your investment is utilised effectively and efficiently. 

Our Apple Experts are ready to visit your school and answer any questions you may have. We can train your staff to ensure all staff members can get behind the benefits of iPad and Sleuth IT. We are always here to help you with your literacy journey.  


Experience Sleuth IT. 

If you want to know more about improving literacy in the classroom with Sleuth IT come along to one of our events to get hands-on experience with Sleuth IT. 

Why not try the app? Download the free trial here.



Primary School Event.

19th November 2019

Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, Bristol, BS40 7RE 

Register today >


Literacy in School Event.

12th March 2020

Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, Bristol, BS40 7RE 

Register today >

0845 266 8886