Dudley's legal fight concerned a pounds 50 million project called Dudley Grid for Learning
, in which private sector partners provided schools with computers, software, network infrastructure, training, and technical support.
The scheme is a partnership between Newman and Dudley Council and Dudley Grid for Learning
The trip was made extra special as the school uses 300 PCs previously part of the Dudley Grid for Learning
Other West Midlands wins have seen 1,500 teachers using Tablet-PC based teacher toolkits in Warwickshire and 8,000 computers updated in over 100 schools on behalf of Dudley Grid for Learning
Using Dudley Council's unique school computer network, set up as Dudley Grid for Learning
in partnership with computer hardware experts RM, the game started in the two teacher's schools before spreading across the borough.
Called webwiz.comp the competition for the autumn term is being run by Black Country solicitors Waldrons and Newsquest Digital Media, with support from Dudley Grid for Learning
He said the Dudley Grid for Learning
initiative was the largest and most ambitious PFI project of its kind and had been awarded "pathfinder" status by the Government.