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Remote Education


This information is intended to provide clarity and transparency to pupils and parents or carers about what to expect from remote education where national or local restrictions require entire cohorts (or bubbles) to remain at home.

For details of what to expect where individual pupils are self-isolating, please see the final section of this page.


The remote curriculum: what is taught to pupils at home?

A pupil’s first day or two of being educated remotely might look different from our standard approach, while we take all necessary actions to prepare for a longer period of remote teaching.


What should my child expect from immediate remote education in the first day or two of pupils being sent home?

The following remote education provisions will be made available:

  • Student workbooks
  • Student study books
  • Subject specific work packs 
  • Google classroom online learning
  • Student learning - useful links, websites and online resources 


Following the first few days of remote education, will my child be taught broadly the same curriculum as they would if they were in school?

  • We teach the same curriculum remotely as we do in school wherever possible and appropriate. However, we have needed to make some adaptations in some subjects. For example, (face-to-face learning and support; practical tasks and activities and school trips and visits)


How long can I expect work set by the school to take my child each day?

We expect that remote education (including remote teaching and independent work) will take pupils broadly the following number of hours each day: 

1 hour for each subject according to student learning timetable.


How will my child access any online remote education you are providing?

  • BKSB
  • Bedrock Learning
  • Google Classroom
  • Google workspace & drive
  • email


If my child does not have digital or online access at home, how will you support them to access remote education?

We recognise that some pupils may not have suitable online access at home. We take the following approaches to support those pupils to access remote education:

  • Provide School chromebooks/laptops on loan upon request 
  • Provide support to specific needs upon request and during wellbeing calls home with parents/carers
  • Online resources made available through Google Drive, Classroom and email. Printed resources can also be made available upon request and if deemed a requirement by teacher, posted and sent out
  • Student to submit work via Google Drive, Google Classroom and email 


How will my child be taught remotely?

Some examples of remote teaching approaches:

  • live teaching (online lessons)
  • recorded teaching (e.g. video/audio recordings made by teachers)
  • printed paper packs produced by teachers (e.g. workbooks, worksheets)
  • textbooks and reading books pupils have at home
  • commercially available websites supporting the teaching of specific subjects or areas, including video clips or sequences
  • long-term project work and/or internet research activities