The findings indicate that "high users of ICT" do perform better at SATs and GCSE. However, in most cases the measured improvements in attainment are too slight to be of "statistical significance".
Improvements at key stages 2 and 3 are measured as a fraction of a national curriculum level. The only negative results were reported in key stage 2 science.
Key stage 2 results
Science - 0.009
Key stage 3 results
Key stage 4 results
(Improvements measured as a percentage of a GCSE grade)
Design and technology 0.41*
Modern languages 0.82*
* Improvement sufficiently large to be of statistical significance