Nursery and Reception use Tapestry on a daily basis. Tapestry is an easy-to-use and secure online learning journal helping staff and families celebrate their children’s learning and development. School adults regularly upload observations of the children to share with their families. Homework and reading is also put on Tapestry for parents/carers to access and complete.
Parents/carers are able to upload observations of what their child is doing at home. Below are links to support you with this.
Setting up your account: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7ROkDnb4I0
Setting up notifications: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvjWs_1Fgn8
Adding an observation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=espJ96TJHV8
As an Office 365 school, we have access to a piece of software called Microsoft Teams. Through Skype technology, it allows teachers to dial their class, or an individual, and to teach them ‘live’.
Note: You will need to know your Microsoft username and password (e.g. ABC01@TSATStudent.org.uk) – this will have been given to you in a letter. Please contact your school office if you do not have this. Remember, passwords are case-sensitive.
This guide How to access Live Sessons – Primary Students shows you how to access Teams and how to support your child to participate in a video conference.
This document Parental Agreement 12.05 Visual Live Lessons (1) contains the agreement between school and home for online learning.
All children have also received training in school on how to access and take part in live lessons and have had the expectations for live events shared with them. Expectations for Live Events to be shared with children
First, you need to log onto Microsoft so that you can go to Teams to find the live session date and time.
Any live sessions will be ‘posted’ in your calendar for you to know when they are.
Make sure you have speakers on your device so that you can listen to the session.
Tip: Install the Microsoft Teams app on your device to make connecting easier.
In the session you will have an option bar that looks like this: