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Dear families

 

Below are links to some of the many associated services plus online resources that Norfolk Children’s Services can provide directly or through relevant providers such as Microsoft, Google, & Zoom.

 

  • Provide ex-NCC devices to schools / vulnerable children / care leavers as needed – these can be either Windows 10 laptops or reimaged to Google Chromebooks.
  • Provide technical support for the DfE devices.
  • Provide remote training and support to schools/Adult Ed on Microsoft applications (outlook, teams, etc) and Google for Education (hangouts, docs etc)
  • Provide transfer of emails / documents to a schools own tenancy set up for both MS and Google (some are currently on a generic tenancy we control) to allow for staff/students to be set up to make the most use of the applications and collaboration.
  • Assist with MIS issues including census recording and attendance codes
  • Provide guidance on keeping safe online (cyber security)
  • Coming next week is a helpline for Adult Education learners to call with technology / email log in issues

 

Distance learning with Microsoft 365: Guidance for parents and guardians - Office Support

 

Norfolk Assistance Scheme

If a family need a computer to get online and participate in remote learning, they can apply for this through the Norfolk Assistance Scheme if they are not comfortable doing so through their school.

 

Norfolk Assistance Scheme - Norfolk County Council

Drake Primary School

Covid-19 Online Provision update: January 2021

If school is closed or if a child has to be absent because of Covid-19 testing, all teaching and learning will move online from day 3 of the closure. 

(Please note that the online provision is not for use by pupils who are absent from school for any other reason and not for pupils who are unwell.)

Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 will use Google Classroom and the pupils have their own nsix email address and login. They will already have logged into the classroom at school.

Years R and 1 will use Tapestry.

All teachers will be at school during any lockdown measures in normal school hours to teach keyworker and vulnerable pupils in person as well as taking turns in year group teams teaching, setting work and marking online.

Teachers will teach the Drake curriculum as normally as possible. We will continue to pursue our mission, vision and aims and promote a curriculum of joy and curiosity whatever the circumstances!

Google Classroom for Years 2-6

Pupils will access:

  • A suggested weekly timetable of activities
  • A mixture of live (on Zoom or Google Meet) and recorded lessons from class teachers
  • Links to teaching videos and online content from the government’s Oak Academy learning platform as well as other websites (BBC Bitesize, etc)
  • Online learning activities for children to complete independently
  • Online learning activities for children to complete with some support from a family member
  • Suggestions of activities for families to do together
  • Special days and activities, assemblies and events (Sports Day, etc)

Tapestry for Years R & 1

Pupils will access:

  • A timetable detailing when zoom live lessons are scheduled
  • Suggested activities to support learning set through the activities function on Tapestry
  • Resources to support home learning
  • Links to websites and additional learning opportunities 
  • Suggestions of activities that families can do together
  • Special days and activities, assemblies and events

Online access

Please contact the school office if you are unable to offer your child access to the online provision so that we can plan to provide you with support in the event of any closure or self-isolation.

 

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