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The holy family catholic school was built in 1963, started taking pupils in 1964 and the official opening was may 1965.

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Unit 1: investigating science at work Introduction Background information The holy family catholic school was built in 1963, started taking pupils in 1964 and the official opening was may 1965. The school was opened to provide catholic schooling for the local community. Bradford was the location of secondary schools. Holy Family school began as a secondary modern; students took their 13+ exams and then went on to Bradford grammar. The site was originally a farm, the main buildings of the school were the main block and the practical block but by the end of the 1960s the Ryan block was built as more students were being taken in and they stayed on for longer. When the school first opened the students would leave at the age of 14 but now they stayed on till 16. ...read more.

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The school has an excellent reputation in academic, social cultural and spiritual terms. It plays an active part in community life, which is supported and encouraged by the high level of commitment of teachers and parents. The school does a lot of community work; they have their very own community development officer whose task is to develop relationships between the school and the community. He is part of the permanent staff and the school is committed to give him a salary. A lot of charitable work is done for the community, the school cooperate with the community and the community shows the same cooperation back. It is used for concerts and social gatherings out of schools hours. ...read more.

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ICT is a core subject in schools because it is used so much today but about 20 years ago it was hardly ever used. The first compute was manufactured during the World War 2 in the UK and in 1949 the transistor was invented to replace the valves. Since then and now there have been many changes between the computers including Miniaturisation, power consumption has dropped dramatically. Computers built with circuits and not humans. The reason the computers are much better nowadays is because the equipment is of a much better quality e.g. Laser to etch the accuracy is outstanding one laser can etch to a degree unheard of recently. It works over a distance of about 20 mms. The accuracy is like a laser being fired at the moon, hitting within 1 meter of the US flag. ...read more.

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