Remote Offer / Home Learning Environment

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Welcome to our Home Learning Environment page, filled with resources and information to help our school community with learning from home. You can find links to all our learning portals, Year Group Workbooks, and many other activities and resources.

When using Google Classroom for Remote Learning, students should follow their in-school timetable.

Please click here to read our Remote Curriculum Offer.
For further information, please click here to read our Additional Information for Parents.

For any questions please click here to send a message to our Home Learning email address.

Please click here to read our Safeguarding Policy.
Please click here to read our Safeguarding and Child Protection Arrangements during school closure due to COVID policy.
Please click here to read the TKAT Remote Learning Policy.


 

FAQs

Who do I contact for help with general remote learning issues?

You can either send an email to info@miltoncross-tkat.org or homelearning@miltoncross-tkat.org and a member of SLT or our Home Learning team will be able to help you.

Who do I contact for help with lessons?

Teachers are on hand to help with lessons as per your (or your child's) in-school timetable.
I.e. if on Monday Week 1 you have English during period 1 (9:05am-10:05am), your English teacher will be online ready to answer questions.
Questions can be asked in multiple ways:
- Email
- Google Classroom chat.
For help with Google Classroom chat, please see the guide video below.

Who do I contact for SEND or safeguarding issues?

Please contact Mr Mersey for any safeguarding or SEND related issues via joe.mersey@miltoncross-tkat.org.

For further information, please read our Additional Information for Parents document.

 


 

Google Classroom

All Home Learning is now set through Google Classroom. New work is set each week and is bespoke to each class from their subject teachers.
Moving to Google Classroom will allow us to set higher quality work and allow us to provide pupils with more in-depth feedback and support.
 
 
If you have any issues with Google Classroom login details then please send a message to the address linked above and we can resolve the issues.
 

Click here to read the Student Guide to Google Classrooms.

 

 

 


 

Google Classroom for Parents

By Monday 12th October 2020, all parents/guardians should have received an email inviting them to join Google Classroom as a Guardian. This system will allow parents to get daily or weekly updates regarding their child(ren)’s current workload.

If you, after Monday 12th October, have not received your Google invite, please click here to email our Home Learning address so we can verify your information.

If you have received your invite, you must have a Google account for Classroom to work. This does not have to be a gmail.com address.

To create your Google account using an existing email address:

  • Go to the Google Account Sign In page.
  • Click Create account.
  • Enter your name.
  • Click "Use my current email address instead".
  • Enter your current email address.
  • Click Next.
  • Verify your email address with the code sent to your existing email.
  • Click Verify.

 


 

TKAT Parent YouTube

TKAT have recently launched a Parents YouTube channel, dedicated to posting handy guides to help parents and students with their Remote Learning efforts!

Click here to go through to the channel.

 


 

Other Learning Portals

Please see below the links to the learning systems students can access from home as well as the guides on how to login.
Should you have trouble logging in, please contact main reception where you will be directed towards someone who can help.

SAM Learning:

 

SENECA Learning:

 

Pearson Active Learn:

 


 

Literacy and eBook Resources

Please see attached reading/literacy resources that students can access at home, as well as instructions on how to log-in to the school's eBook library.

All students have an individual username and password for this that they can access via their school email account.

The eLibrary has a vast number of books and audiobooks.

 


 

Activities/Resources

 


 

Careers Resources

All Year groups - Careers in Energy & Utilities:

https://mailchi.mp/successatschool/careers-in-energy-utilities

All Year group and parents:

To help parents and students studying from home, electronic versions of all of our Gatsby Subject Guides available free of charge.

https://successatschool.org/advicedetails/1221/coronavirus-gatbsy-subject-guides-free-to-access-from-home

Year 10:

Year 10 can read what are employability skills – this is to help the with future jobs.

https://successatschool.org/advicedetails/523/What-are-key-skills?-Employability-skills-to-help-you-get-a-job%20-=

Fast Tomato:

 


 

Children's Commission Coronavirus Guide

 


 

Portsmouth Hive Hub

Please be aware that the Portsmouth Hive is now up and running. This is a support hub for families and individuals in need of support during the Coronavirus crisis.
 
Please visit their website if you need support: https://hiveportsmouth.org.uk/hive-directory
 
 

 

Year 11

The Southern Universities Network have worked together with colleges across Portsmouth to create a learning resource for Year 11 students starting college in September. This work will help prepare students for college and is available to view on this website:

https://www.sunoutreach.org/resource-category/flying-start-portsmouth/

Ms Panou-King has provided a handy guide to help students navigate the website.

Click here to read the guide.