Due to the ongoing pandemic, it is important to have an online learning contingency plan in place to support children and their families in the event of self-isolation and the need to study from home. This page will help families to support their children with learning online and to supplement the work children complete in school.
During school closure we moved to online learning using Seesaw as the platform to place work online for our children to access. We will continue to use this in the event of any class closures but also to set and mark weekly homework.
If you have any issues accessing Seesaw we ask that you contact us our parent email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will try our best to help you to resolve the issue.
Which tasks does my child need to complete on Seesaw?
Teachers will upload work regularly and will use the following descriptions to determine who the task should be completed by.
If the title includes revision and home learning this is a duplicate of the work that has been completed in class or group work. It can be accessed by pupils who have taken part in the activity in school and is a chance for them to recap their understanding at home. It should be accessed by all all pupils who are not in school so they do not fall behind their classmates due to their absence.
If the title includes the word homework this is a homework task that should be completed by all pupils as a homework task. Children who do not complete this at home may be asked to complete this in their free time in school.
How to use Seesaw
There are two versions of the app that you will need to download: There is a ‘Seesaw Family’ app for parents and carers to use; there is also a ‘Seesaw Class’ app that will be for the use of your child to complete any homework or home learning tasks.
This version of the app is for parent/carers/adults of children in our school. To access the app you will have received an email from the school, please follow the instructions on this email.
From here you will be able to see the learning of your child and their class, we encourage you to comment on the posts to praise your child and the class in their work. You will also be able to communicate with the class teachers via this app and they will be able to respond during school hours – this will help to reduce potential meetings after school and our efforts to socially distance at the school gates.
Please find and read the ‘how-to’ guides below for extra support:
You can download the Seesaw Family app by using the links below, dependant on your devices:
This version of the app is for the children that are in role at our school. From here they will be able to acces their homework and home-learning. To access the app, your child will have brought home a QR code invite that will link them to their class’s account. If your child no longer has this then please let your child’s teacher know as soon as possible so that a new one can be issued.
Please see the ‘how-to’ guides below to help your children to access their work:
How To Sign In As A Student (we use 1:1 devices or shared devices – you may also be given a home learning code in the event of school closure)
You can download the Seesaw Class app by following the links below, dependant on your device:
White Rose Maths have produced online lessons. They link closely to the work we will be completing in school. The videos offer parents some support with how to teach Maths. You can access your child’s year group by clicking on this link.
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