Les Beaucamps High School is in the Bailiwick of Guernsey which is situated in the Bay of St. Malo. Guernsey is 24 square miles and has a varied coastline with dramatic cliffs in the south of the island and wide sandy bays to the north and west The island's capital, St. Peter Port, is a picturesque town with a bustling harbour and marinas.
The School has been delivering Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification since 2013 with its Year 11 Students. The majority of Year 11 students’ take MOS in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. However, a few students every year go on and achieve their MOS Master Certification i.e. by passing their MOS Word Expert, Excel Expert, PowerPoint and Outlook certifications. MOS is the world's most recognised computing qualification for proving a person's skills and abilities in Microsoft Office.
Due to the success of MOS in the school, they were one of only a small number of UK customers to be presented with the Prodigy Learning Outstanding Centre of Excellence award.
Dave Costen (Head of ICT, Les Beaucamps High School) said: “We have been delivering MOS for a few years now. There is no doubt that it helps students’ with their studies across the GCSE curriculum. We are delighted to have received the Outstanding Centre of Excellence award from Prodigy Learning.”
Craig Bewley (Director, Prodigy Learning) noted: “Les Beaucamps High School are proof that MOS can be a great asset to students studying for their GCSEs. If students have the skills that MOS provides, they can apply those skills across GCSE curriculum of subjects.”