Why would a school want a web presence ?
There are several reasons a school would want a web presence:
These are some of the most common reasons. When it comes to the bottom line the school wants to advertise something, whether it be the skills of the teachers leading to great results or the work of the children, or even adverts to allow parents to raise money for the school by purchasing good online via the school website.
Understanding why a school wants a web presence is crucial in the design of their website.
The next few pages I have created here should illustrate some of the things that need to be looked at when embarking on the trip to make a website for your school. It is not a straight forward path and there are many things to be taken into account. A team from the school should be used to put the information together with the headteacher and governors being ultimately responsible.