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Information for parents to support home learning

BBC support

• On the 5th January, the BBC announced the biggest education offer in its history,

 • Starting on Monday 11th January, each week day on CBBC will see a three-hour block of primary school programming from 9am.

• This could be useful for those families without internet or computers as some lessons will be on the television.

• Bitesize Daily primary will also air every day on BBC Red Button as well as episodes being available on demand on BBC iPlayer.

 

How to access online learning on an Xbox

 • Plug a keyboard in to the Xbox USB slot

• Go to ‘my games and apps’

• Find Microsoft Edge and select.

 • Type in Office 365 or Google Classroom (or the name of your online learning platform) and log in as you would in school.

 • You can then access your work and use key packages including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and emails.

• To move around you could use the Xbox controller or plug in a mouse.

 

How to access online learning on a PlayStation

• Plug a keyboard and mouse into the PlayStation’s USB slots (on the front).

• Identify the PlayStation internet browser icon (www with dots around it).

 • Press the PlayStation logo on the controller.

• Go to the library and find options for games and applications

 • Go into applications and you will find the internet browser

• Type in Office 365 or Google Classroom (or the name of your online learning platform) and log in as you would in school.

• You can then access your work and use key packages including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and emails.

 

We have keyboards available for your use if you need one just phone school.

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