Learning from Home


Firstly, please don't worry about your attendance. We have a special code for this and your attendance will not decrease while the school is shut. The priorities for us are to make sure that you are safe and well, and to give you opportunities to carry on learning while you can't come to school.

We will keep emailing your parents to keep them up to date with what is happening, and will make sure we let you know when we are able to re-open the school. A member of staff, for example your tutor or Head of Year, will also ring you once per week to make sure that everything is OK with you and your family.


Microsoft Teams - 02/04/2020

Parents and students have been emailed today regarding the roll out of Microsoft Teams. Please see Mr Pitt's PowerPoint below which will talk you through how to access this and what to do if you encounter any problems along the way.

Microsoft Teams - A Student Guide (PowerPoint version - make sure you open it and then select Slide Show so that you can hear the narration too!)

Microsoft Teams - A Student Guide (PDF version)


Emails and School Work

Teachers of A-Level students will email work directly to them. Where they have used the Gateway or another online resource, they will already have let you know about this.

For Years 7-11, we have set work using the Student Gateway. You can access this by clicking the blue box below.

Student Gateway

Your username is your email address, for example 12345@twynhamschool.com, and your password is the password that you usually use to get on to the computers while you are at school.

Each subject has a 'Closure Tasks' box. This will tell you what to work on at home.

If you don't have access to a laptop or computer, please don't worry. We asked your parents to let us know about this and we have already printed the work for you. If you weren't at school, it can be collected from Reception or found below.


Learning from Home Guidelines

The guidelines for completing your work can be found below. 

Guidance for Years 7, 8 and 9
Guidance for Years 10 and 11

Life outside of School Work

Other than keeping up with your school work, it is really important that you look after yourself. You can do this in lots of ways, for example making sure that you carry on with things you enjoy, like playing football in the garden, or reading a good book, or just going for a long walk with your family. Below are some more tips on what you could be doing.

Learning at Home Guide - Years 7, 8 and 9 Short Story Booklet - Years 7, 8 and 9
Learning at Home Guide - Years 10 and 11 Short Story Booklet - Years 10 and 11
First News - Articles and Tasks