A leading UK private school, with some of the best results in England, is publishing digital textbooks which are available to download free online.
The Stephen Perse Foundation in Cambridge is publishing 12 multimedia textbooks for IGCSE biology.
They are being made available on Apple’s iBooks online store to use on iPad tablet computers.
It is believed to be the first UK school to publish free online textbooks covering an entire exam syllabus.
Schools and pupils are “hungry” for such digital resources, says principal Tricia Kelleher.
With the exam revision season approaching, the Cambridge school is pioneering the publication of its own bespoke textbooks, which will be open to anyone without charge.
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