Students learning about making apps
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Students design mobile phone apps to boost ICT learning

14 December 2011 Last updated at 16:00 GMT

Ofsted says the teaching of ICT in English schools is sub-standard and needs to be improved.

Rory Cellan-Jones went to St Matthew Academy in Blackheath, south London, where they are taking an innovative approach to ICT.

Pupils are invited to leave their phones on in class and are encouraged to develop apps as part of an initiative from Apps for Good.