From 5 January the vast majority students will be learning remotley. This will include a mixture of remote work sent via Frog, and 'live lessons' via Microsoft Teams. Below is an outline of this programme up until Half Term, as well as some links for help and guidance.

MICROSOFT TEAMS

Microsoft Teams is an online website/application that enables you to access your lessons and communicate with your teachers. Click the link below to view help on how to use Teams:

How to Use Microsoft Teams

FROG

Frog will work on all devices. Here is which browser works best on a range of devices:

Windows Laptops, Windows PCs, Chromebooks and Apple Mac:
Frog will work on all browsers on these devices, but we recommend using Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge of Safari on these devices.

Mobiles & Tablets:
Please use the myFrog app, guidance on how to use the app can be found using the link below:

How to Use myFrog Mobile Application

PlayStation and Xbox:
Click the link below for guidance on how to access on Frog on your console.

How to Use myFrog Mobile Application

YEARS 7 - 9

Students will have a mixture of remote learning activities sent via Frog, and live lessons on Microsoft Teams. The outline for which is:

w/c 4 January
Work on Frog: PowerPoints with teacher explanations.

w/c 11 January
Work on Frog: PowerPoints with teacher explanations.

w/c 18 January
Live lessons on Teams for Maths, English and Science.
Work on Frog for all other subjects.

w/c 25 January
Work on Frog for Maths, English and Science.
Live lessons on Teams for all other subjects.

w/c 1 February
Live lessons on Teams for Maths, English and Science.
Work on Frog for all other subjects.

w/c 8 February
Work on Frog for Maths, English and Science.
Live lessons on Teams for all other subjects.

w/c 15 February
Half Term.

YEARS 10 - 13

Students will have live lessons on Microsoft Teams, as well as work being set via frog as usual.


TECHNICAL SUPPORT

If your child is struggling to access the work due to a lack of technology/internet/data at home then can you please get in touch with their Head of Year and we may be able to help:

  • Year 7: s.barrett@macademy.org.uk
  • Year 8: l.jones@macademy.org.uk
  • Year 9: c.ball@macademy.org.uk
  • Year 10: h.richardson@macademy.org.uk
  • Year 11: s.baker@macademy.org.uk
For issues regarding Microsoft Teams, or username/password issues please email our dedicated IT support team: helpdesk@macademy.org.uk
Please provide as much information as possible including student name, tutor group and a screenshot of the issue if possible.