Corona Virus Closure

 

Why are we closed?  

St Mary’s Catholic High School will be closed following instructions from Public Health England and the DFE.

 

Current Closure Dates

Now until further notice.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION APRIL 2020:HM Important Safeguarding Notice for Parents, Carers and Pupils.

 

General advice to all students.

Pupils should work at home and utilise the materials already issued by teachers, along with materials available online.

Pupils should also check their emails and can access their work areas from home.

Please check the school website for further updates throughout the closure.

KS 4 & 5 learning materials  

To minimise the loss of learning that may occur we wish to inform you of the steps we have taken to enable you to continue with your studies.

All pupils have been informed where to access learning materials, these include:

1.) Online portals that the school uses or subscribes to such as examination board websites, GCSEPOD, BBC revision sites etc. Most of which are referenced on the bottom of this webpage.

2.) The use of Home Access +, which gives full access to your home folders and the Shared Area Materials used to support lessons and learning. These are accessed through our Website

3.) You may receive updates upon learning and materials via your school email address, we encourage you to check your emails regularly during this period of closure.

 

KS3 learning Materials.

To enable learning to continue, please read the information below carefully to allow you to continue with your studies.

All pupils have been informed where to access learning materials, these include:

1.) Online portals that the school uses or subscribes to such as electronic textbooks, 3rd party websites that support lesson delivery.

2.) The use of Home Access +, which gives full access to your home folders and the Shared Area Materials used to support lessons and learning. These are accessed through our Website

3.) You may receive updates upon learning and materials via your school email address, we encourage you to check your school emails regularly during this period of closure.

 

Working From Home Information

Staff – Working from Home

Students – Working from Home

 

Where to get further advice

AQA – education charity providing GCSEs, A-levels and support

WJEC

OCR.org

Pearson qualifications

Our statement on coronavirus – GOV.UK

COVID-19: guidance for educational settings – GOV.UK

Government Coronavirus Links

GCSEPod Instructions