Online exam assistance

8th October 2004 at 01:00
Low-income families are being loaned computers to help raise exam results in a pound;90,000-a-year scheme. Schools in Harrow are lending the machines for 50p a month to families whose children get a free lunch.

In 2003, 54.3 per cent of pupils in Harrow who were not eligible for school meals gained five or more A* to C GCSEs, compared with 33.3 per cent of those who were eligible.

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