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Gloucester Academy


Remote learning 

How to access remote learning

All students will access their home learning through Google Classroom ( using their school email address and password.  Each student will have their log-in details written in the front of their Knowledge organiser.  

If students are completing work on their smartphones, they may want to download the Google Classroom app.

How do I know what lessons to do and when?

Each year group will have a separate timetable which will be uploaded into their Google Classroom.  Links to the website and information will be included within this document so that it is easily accessible and clear to follow.

Help with remote learning

Throughout each lesson, a specialist teacher will be on Google Classroom to help with any questions a student may have.  There is an option to send an individual message to the teacher within Google Classroom, and pupils are encouraged to use this feature if they are struggling to understand certain aspects of the lesson.

Technical Issues 

I do not have a smart device or something to access the lessons with

You can access the lessons on a phone, tablet or on a computer.  If you do not have a device, or enough devices for each child, please contact Mrs Victoria Pearce who will be able to look into providing these for you. 

What do I do if my child cannot access Google Classroom?

On the rare occasion that a student has forgotten or cannot find their log-in details, they should e-mail Head of Year or who will be able to help.

Google Classroom is empty?

If you have issues accessing your School Google account it may be because you are already logged in with another Google account. You can use this page to switch accounts:

What do I do if I’ve forgotten my passwords for Sparx

Sparx - email your Head of Year Year 7 Year 8 and 9 Year 10 and 11 


Completing work 

How do students complete work

Students should complete their work in their homework practice books. Where this is not possible, or you are short of equipment at home, please contact your child’s Head of Year who will be able to assist.

Teachers will check student work upon their return to school.  Your support ensuring the highest standards of presentation at home is much appreciated.

What is a Low Stakes Quiz?

A low stakes quiz is a short quiz that students complete before they complete the lesson.  It will be based on key terms and definitions that students will be familiar with and will help refresh their memory before accessing the lesson content.

What is an “Exit ticket”?

An exit ticket is a short quiz that students complete which assesses their understanding of the lesson content.  At the end of the exit ticket, students will be able to view their score and correct any mistakes.

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