Coronavirus: how to support reading remotelyStay 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 run remote provision on a skeleton staffing structureTag-teaming support across classes, dividing departments into duos, and teaching live lessons from home with classroom supervision - here’s how 3 schools have innovated to make sure pupils keep learning in class and remotely, no matter how many staff are off sick or self-isolating this winter.
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 if required, and make clear the expectations on pupils and parents. Plus, see examples of letters from primary and secondary schools.
Remote learning policy: modelAdapt our model policy to set out your expectations for remote learning, so staff are clear on what they need to do.
Remote learning: self-evaluation form (SEF)NewUse 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.
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.