Coronavirus Guidance

Last updated: Wednesday 16th December 2020


During the holidays, should your child test positive for Covid-19, as explained on our end of term letter, please let us know by emailing

Student Guidance

Using Microsoft Teams

How to hand in an assignment in Microsoft Teams

Key Stage Three: English and Literacy Parental Support Guidance

English and Literacy Presentation


Parent and Student Guidance

Although you won’t be in school this week, your lessons and school day will follow the usual timings. Our expectations are:

  • Students are ready to register in form by 8:40. They should click the ‘teams group’ for their form and type ‘here’ in the chat so their form tutor knows they are present.
  • At 8:50, and then following the normal school day which is posted at the bottom of this document, students join each class following the usual school timetable and take part in live lessons.
  • Students send it any work on teams/via email as requested by their teacher.
  • Students are all back in school on Monday the 11th September.

How do I get into Teams?

Step 1 – go to the Henley-in-Arden school website.

Step 2 – Hover over the pupils menu option and choose Microsoft Teams

Step 3 – Sign in with your school email. This is your

A student username is made of of their first initial, full surname and the year they joined the school. For example John Smith who is in year 8 would have joined in 2019 would have the username 

Step 3a – This might give you the option of choosing the web app or downloading the windows app. Either of these options will work.

Step 4 – Click on the Teams icon on the left hand side. This will show all of the Teams (classes) that you are part of. Click on the class you should have for each period.

You’ll be able to join the lesson and receive the work from your teacher.

Do I need my camera on?

We do not expect you to have your camera on but you should have your microphone on so you can speak to your teacher and answer questions. Your teacher may mute the class when delivering information. We understand it may not always be possible to have a microphone on if there is background noise.

Where can I do my work?

Your teacher may set assignments, where you’ll be given worksheets to complete. In other cases, you may need to make notes. These can be on the computer or written down. Your teacher will let you know if anything needs to be handed in

I am having technical difficulties:

Please check if it is your own internet first. If you think you’re having a difficultly to do with teams, please contact your progress leader. Our usual methods of school contact are open.

What happens if I don’t attend:

This will be treated as it would in school, you will be contacted if you don’t attend remote learning and where needed, sanctions will be applied according to the school system.

Remote Learning Week – 5th Jan – 8th Jan – Student Guide


If you have coronavirus symptoms:

  • A high temperature
  • A new, continuous cough
  • A loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste

Get a test and stay at home