Discover More About the DfE Connect The Classroom Funding for Your School with Stream Networks.
What is the Connect The Classroom Scheme?
Improving Internet Speeds in Schools: The Connect the Classroom DfE Funded programme
The government-funded Department for Education Connect the Classroom initiative aims to future-proof and enhance internet speed for schools. This involves upgrading wireless network WiFi access points and network switches. The programme has recently been extended and is set to continue until 2025 with £250 million of funding available.
Connect the Classroom School Eligibility Requirements
An eligible school must meet certain criteria to apply for the connect the classroom funding.
Firstly, the school must fall below the WiFi Connectivity network infrastructure DfE Specifications as set out by the DfE and WiFi Alliance as follows.
Additionally, the school must be in either an Education Investment Area with an Ofsted rating that requires improvement or was classed as inadequate and any school listed in a Priority Education Investment Area as identified in the 2022 school’s white paper.
Enhance Your School’s Wireless Infrastructure and User Experience with Stream Networks
Stream Networks offers a comprehensive managed wireless networking solution that is designed to not only elevate your school’s wireless infrastructure and internet connection but also improve the user experience for both staff and pupils.
Want to find out more information on Connect the Classroom and register for funding?
If your school is eligible for Connect The Classroom, please complete our registration form below or call us on 01635 884170 and claim a free WiFi Survey.