Student Links to Home Learning sites:
The College uses a number of Online systems to provide home learning to our students.
These systems will be stretched beyond normal capacity in the coming weeks, so if one doesn’t work, please try another.
For the Primary:
Tasks are being emailed to Parents, who can then share their progress with the Primary teachers using Tapestry
For the Secondary\Sixth Form:
|Firefly – Student Home Task list||Doddle||Mathswatch|
|EduCake – English specific tasks||Bedrock (Yr 7&8)||MyMaths|
|Teams (Yr 12 & 13, available as website, and App)||MethodMaths (Yr11)|
Other Sites are also available to help you,
- BBC Bitesize (a Wide selection of resources, across all year groups) – Daily Lessons are now available https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons
- P.E. With Joe (Youtube PE Updated each week day)
- SENECA (Used by Design Technology)
- Technology Student (Used by Design Technology)
- PhonicsPlay (Primary school)
Firefly, is the system used by teachers to set tasks for students https://hailsham.fireflycloud.net/
How you logon to Firefly depends if you are a Parent or Student (Students must click the Office 365 link on the right then use their email address and school password, parents can use their personal email in the main box on the logon screen). If multiple students are sharing the same device, they should log off once finished.
PDF Student Instructions for how to access Firefly and get support is available below
Parents can also install the Parent app on their phone, or tablet to check their childs progress https://helpcentre.fireflylearning.com/parents
If prompted our school code for the App is HAILSHAM
Firefly have been adding additional capacity due to current demand. If you have any issues getting on to Firefly, you can check their status site https://fireflylearning.status.io/
Microsoft Teams (Sixth Form, and Yr10)
Microsoft Teams allows students to connect and communicate with their teachers, and participate in scheduled Teams Meeting lessons. Firefly, and email still need to be checked for tasks and school communication.
For the best experience with ‘Microsoft Teams‘, students should install the app onto the device they use for home learning. The link to install Teams is available here or via the Google Play or Apple App stores if you use a smartphone or Tablet.
Once installed, the app is logged on to using your student email address, and normal school password.
A Webcam or device camera is not needed for students to participate in the scheduled lessons. A built in microphone or mic\headphones can be used to respond to questions by voice. If a mic is not available it is still possible to respond to the teacher via text responses.
Any scheduled Teams meetings appear in the Calendar and an invite is emailed to students college email. Teachers should schedule one Teams remote lesson per teacher\subject a week following the timetable.
At the time of the scheduled lesson students can join via the calendar, link in email, or via their class team channel.
Once the scheduled lesson begins, Students should mute their microphones. If they would like to ask a question they can ‘Raise their hand’ or type a message using the message button. Microphones should only be unmuted when requested to do so by the teacher. Students need to remember to ‘lower their hand’, and re-mute their mic afterward. For further information on Teams etiquette, and expected Behaviour\sanctions, please refer to the Teams Remote Learning Policy.
Teams is active for Sixth Form from March 2020, and is expected to ‘go live’ to Y10 students the week commencing 8th of June 2020, after all Yr10 teachers have been trained at the start of Term 6. Guidelines and protocol for Teachers and Students ‘Teams online lessons’ is being updated, and will be linked to here once released at the start of Term 6.