Online Learning

Online Learning - Guide for Parents

Use this checklist to help your children do their school work and homework online

Set up their Device

  • Download Microsoft Teams
  • Download Microsoft One Drive
  • Download Microsoft Office LENS

All apps are available on Android and Apple app store.
Office 365 can also be used on a laptop (

Logging In

  • Open the app / visit the web address on your browser.
  • Enter e-mail address. (Year of entry to the school, Full name
    e.g. [email protected]
  • Enter password – Students have been issued passwords in computers class.
  • If your child does not know their password, they can ask their tutor who will assist them.

Microsoft Teams

  • Microsoft Teams is our online classroom.
  • Different teachers use it in different ways. Some will post assignments, others will post a schedule of work so your child can keep up if they need to stay home for any reason, and others use it for notes or quizzes.
  • It is important that your child familiarize themselves with Microsoft Teams, as it will be used for online lessons in the event of any further school closures.
  • We also hope to use it for information nights for parents.
  • Helpful tutorials on using Teams can be found on YouTube.

Office Lens

  • Office Lens is like a scanner in your pocket that allows you to scan and share classroom handouts and notes into OneDrive and your camera roll.
  • Scan your homework from your copy and easily upload it to an assignment.
  • Scan the teacher’s handouts and annotate them in Word.
  • Take a picture of the whiteboard or blackboard to reference later, even if when offline.

Helpful tutorials on using Teams can be found on YouTube
Using Office Lens

One Drive

  • One Drive is an internet based storage system (cloud based) which links into Office 365.
  • It allows students to access their files through different devices.