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G Suite for Education: instructions for pupils, parents and staff
Share our factsheets for Google Classroom (part of G Suite for Education) with your pupils, parents and staff, so they can easily get set up and start engaging if they need to self-isolate.
From 22 October, schools must provide immediate access to remote learning to any pupils who can’t attend school due to COVID-19, including:
- Individual pupils, whole classes, groups, and small numbers of pupils self-isolating
- Pupils staying at home due to local or national restrictions (like whole-school closure)
You aren't required to use a digital education platform, but a platform can help you meet some of the DfE's expectations (like setting work each day and gauging pupil progress).
Download our pupil and parent factsheet
It covers how to:
- Get set up on a smartphone, tablet or laptop
- Access and hand in work on any device
- Access feedback
- Get notified about work that's been set
Download our staff factsheet
It covers how to:
- Get set up on a computer or laptop
- Invite pupils to the class
- Send messages/announcements to pupils
- Assign whole-class or differentiated tasks
- Give feedback to pupils
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