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.

The Academy's guidance and policy on remote learning below:

Remote Learning at Macmillan Academy

Student Guidance for Remote Learning E-Safety Advice Extra Curricular Resources



MICROSOFT TEAMS

Microsoft Teams is an online website/application that enables you to access your lessons and communicate with your teachers.

All 'live lessons' will be delivered to students via Microsoft Teams, and students will have been sent invites and links to their lessons via their school email (support on accessing this can be found at the bottom of this page).

Click the link below to for helpsheets, guides & videos on how to use Microsoft Teams:

How to Use Microsoft Teams

microsoft teams

frog education

FROG

Uploading & Handing Work in via Frog

Windows Laptops, Windows PCs, Chromebooks and Apple Mac:
Frog recommends using Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge or Safari on these devices.

Mobiles & Tablets:
Please use the 'myFrog' app:

How to Use myFrog Mobile Application

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

Accessing Frog on Games Consoles

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.