On the first day of home learning, your child will need to access their Home Learning via their Office 365 account. The log in details have already been emailed home, along with an information letter The academy has a limited number of devices. These will be allocated by academy staff to identified pupils, not on parental request.
Teachers will live stream lessons so that absent pupils have access to the same learning as pupils in school. Live interaction with teachers, where possible and pupil interaction where appropriate for learning. However, we have needed to make the following adaptations:
We expect that remote education provision (including remote teaching and independent work) will take pupils broadly the following number of hours each day:
EYFS - Reception: 3-4 hours
KS1 Year 1 and Year 2: 4-5 hours
KS2 Year 3, 4, 5 and 6: 4-5 hours
We use Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams to support online learning. Your child has their own Office 365 account. Your child has been shown how to use Office 365 and how to access Teams.
You will have received information to help you support your child with this. For pre-recorded work, we use Microsoft Sway and you will receive links to these in the information from school. Links can be found on the academy website.
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We use a combination of the following approaches to deliver remote education:
For year 1 -6
We recognise that some pupils may not have suitable online access at home. We take the following approaches to support those pupils to access remote education:
Feedback can take many forms and may not always mean extensive written comments for individual children; for example, whole-class feedback or quizzes marked automatically via digital platforms are also valid and effective methods, amongst many others. Our approach to feeding back on pupil work is as follows:
We recognise that some pupils, for example some pupils with SEND, may not be able to access remote education without support from adults at home. We will work with parents and carers to support those pupils in the following ways:
If your child is not in school because they are self-isolating, we will follow the same approach as above. We will contact you to discuss our child’s learning at least twice a w
Thank you for your support at this challenging time. We are immensely proud of the response of our school community to these unique circumstances.
Mr J Hucknall, Principal
Walthamstow Primary Academy
London E17 5DP
0203 475 3490
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