Coronavirus: how to support reading remotelyUpdatedStay on top of remote reading to fully support any pupils who need to learn from home. Get tips from reading expert Alex Quigley on how to make sure all pupils have access to age-appropriate home-reading texts.
How to deliver live lessons to pupils learning from home and in schoolNewLearn from computing lead and teacher, Ben Chaffe, about how his school is approaching live lessons to reduce teaching workload and keep pupils at home engaged. Find out how he incorporates pupils who are learning from home into lessons in school – and get tips on how to make this work for your school.
How to track the quality of your remote learning: strategies and templatesGet a clear picture of the quality of your remote provision across your school for pupils who need to learn from home. Learn how to carry out virtual pupil pursuits and remote lesson observations with our downloadable templates, to make sure you're meeting the DfE's expectations and your staff are getting the support they need.
Remote learning: considering the GDPRIf you're setting up online systems for remote working, make sure you've considered all the relevant data protection concerns. This includes the rules on signing pupils up to online services, and staff accessing personal data when working at home.
Remote learning: how to keep pupils with EAL on-trackFind out from The Bell Foundation experts how to provide high-quality remote provision for pupils with English as an additional language (EAL). Learn how to make remote lessons accessible, keep conversation skills going, and get the most out of free online translation tools.
Remote learning: how to support pupils with SENDExperts from nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs) explain how to provide high-quality remote provision for this vulnerable group. Find out how to support parents, get the most out of support staff and make resources accessible.
Remote learning: letter to parentsUse our template letter to help you explain how your school will provide remote learning to pupils, and make clear the expectations on pupils and parents. Plus, see examples of letters from primary and secondary schools.
Remote learning: self-evaluation form (SEF)Use our SEF to rate your school's remote learning provision against the DfE's expectations, evidence-based recommendations from the Education Endowment Foundation and advice from top school leaders. The criteria here will help you identify areas for improvement, plan your next steps and review progress throughout the year.
Remote learning timetable: examples (primary)NewYou're expected to offer at least 3 hours of remote education a day for KS1 pupils and 4 hours for KS2 pupils during the national lockdown. See 5 examples from primary schools to help you meet these expectations - they cover both live teaching and pre-recorded lessons.
Remote learning timetable: examples (secondary)NewYou're expected to offer at least 5 hours of remote education a day for KS3 and KS4 pupils during the national lockdown. See 5 examples from secondary schools to help you meet these expectations - they cover both live teaching and independent lessons.
Staff briefing: how to design and deliver remote lessonsDownload and present this staff briefing to help your teachers feel confident about planning and delivering good remote lessons. Use our prompts to customise the briefing for your phase and approach, and share the handout with teachers so they can use the checklist and tips each time they adapt a classroom lesson for remote delivery.
Why every school should use a digital education platformStay connected, re-create the vibrancy of your classrooms and give children a sense of normality again by moving to a digital education platform. They're simple to set up and use, and you can uphold your school's quality of education – whatever your learning ambitions.