Remote Learning at London Enterprise Academy

CURRICULUM DELIVERY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

London Enterprise Academy will continue to provide a full and balanced curriculum for both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.  The only exception to this will be where some adjustments will be made to practical elements of the curriculum.

REMOTE LEARNING FOR PUPILS WHO ARE IN SELF ISOLATION

Pupils are required to self-isolate if they have been in an affected area or if they have been to one of the designated affected areas according to Public Health England even if they are not displaying symptoms.

Pupils are also required to self-isolate if they have a persistent cough and temperature above 37.8 degrees.

The duration currently advised by the British authorities is 14 days, although this will be subject to review and we will follow external advice in this matter.

During any such period, the School will make sure that education is provided remotely (online) so no-one need fall behind. This policy summarises the provision of remote learning for pupils in this position, so that there are consistent and well understood expectations of the level of support that will be provided for all concerned.

EXPECTATIONS OF PUPILS

If a pupil is required to self-isolate they are expected to:

  • Check Microsoft Teams and SAM Learning to see the posts/resources/activities for each subject.
  • Complete all set work and, if requested, to hand in work on Microsoft Team or via their subject teacher’s email.
  • Use Microsoft Teams to communicate with their teachers and ask questions if they do not understand/require help. (Details on how to use Microsoft Teams can be found here).

EXPECTATIONS OF PARENTS

Parents are expected to:

  • Encourage and support their children's work - including: finding an appropriate place to work, checking that set work is completed and submitted.
  • Contact the pupil’s class teacher/Advisory tutor within school hours if there are any concerns.

REMOTE TEACHING FOR STAFF WHO ARE IN SELF ISOLATION

Teaching staff are required to self-isolate if they have been in an affected area or if they have been to one of the designated affected areas according to Public Health England even if they are not displaying symptoms. Members of staff are also required to self-isolate if they have a persistent cough and temperature above 37.8 degrees.

The duration currently advised by the British authorities is 14 days, although this will be subject to review and we will follow external advice in this matter.

During any such period, the School will make sure that education is provided remotely (online) so no-one need fall behind. This position, so that there are consistent and well understood expectations of the level of support that will be provided for all concerned.

If a member of staff is required to self-isolate, they are expected to:

  • Provide Pre-record Tutorials on Microsoft Teams. For Safeguarding reasons, no one pupil will be taught 1:1 online.
  • Regularly upload teaching materials/lessons/activities to Microsoft Teams.
  • Staff are expected to answer pupil/parental queries on the same day.
  • Set tasks on Microsoft Teams that includes lesson activities and resources, as well as any homework that would normally be set.
  • Mark and feedback using Microsoft Teams and/or email with the same regularity they would have done if in school.
  • Set work that reflects the length of lesson time that is missed.
  • Issue rewards and sanctions as they normally would if they were in school (all staff have remote access to SIMS.
  • Make sure that all resources are available online.

REMOTE TEACHING AND LEARNING IN CASE OF ENFORCED TEMPORARY SCHOOL CLOSURE

If the school has to undergo enforced temporary closure due to government and/or public health guidelines, the following will apply:

Upon enforced closure, the school will immediately convert to online learning following the set timetable for 2020/2021 for all curriculum subjects.

Pupils are expected to:

  • Check Microsoft Teams, SAM Learning and Lexia to see the posts/resources/activities for each subject.
  • Complete all set work and, if requested, to hand in work on Microsoft Teams or via their subject teacher’s email.
  • Use Microsoft Teams to communicate with their teachers and ask questions if they do not understand/require help. 

Parents are expected to:

  • Encourage and support their children's work - including: finding an appropriate place to work, checking that set work is completed and submitted.
  • Contact the pupil’s class teacher/advisory tutor within school hours if there are any concerns.

Staff are expected to:

  • Teach Microsoft Teams.
  • Regularly upload teaching materials/lessons/activities to Microsoft Teams.
  • Signpost children to SAM learning and Lexia as appropriate.
  • Staff are expected to answer pupil/parental queries on the same day.
  • Set tasks on Microsoft Teams that includes lesson activities and resources, as well as homework that would normally be set.
  • Mark and feedback using the grades function on Microsoft Teams with the same regularity they would have done if in school.
  • Set work that reflects the length of lesson time that is missed.
  • Issue rewards and sanctions as they normally would if they were in school.
  • Make sure that all resources are available online.

Heads of Learning, Learning Mentors and Behaviour Mentors are expected to:

  • Communicate with Advisory Tutors twice per week to check on issues arising from home learning.
  • Contact all parents and children at least twice a week to conduct documented welfare checks and to check on the progress of learning.

Heads of Faculty and Department are expected to:

  • Fulfil expectations of a normal classroom teacher.
  • Regularly check in with their teams to ensure that staff are consistent in their approaches and pick up on any potential concerns early on.
  • Provide support to colleagues in their teams to ensure that work is provided as required.

ADDENDUM

  • All staff are skilled in using Microsoft Teams
  • Personal email accounts or alternative forms of communication such as social media/messaging services must not be used as a line of communication between staff and pupils.
  • Staff should not conduct any live video/chat conferencing during self-isolation as a method of remote teaching.
  • All staff will be expected to adhere to the School’s GDPR policies and procedures.
  • Staff are to ensure that computer access to personal information is password protected and written information is kept safe and secure.
  • Any personal documents are to be kept securely until they can be disposed of safely by the School Business Manager
  • London Enterprise Academy will continue to provide a full and balanced curriculum for both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. The only exception to this will be where some adjustments will be made to practical elements of the curriculum.

 

 

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