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Home Learning

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Home study & Google Classroom: guidance for parents and students 

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Students will be able to access Google Classroom for their individual lessons. An email link has been sent to your son/daughter’s school email address with access to these resources. If they have NOT received these links, please use this link to access the ‘Google Classroom- Master Access Codes’ document. To ensure privacy and data protection, access code document can only be viewed by the students using their Howard School Google account.

To access the work students should log in to using their school email address.

Email Address Format: Email addresses start with the year the student joined the school followed by their surname and first initial.

For example, a student who started school in 2017 would have the following format:


Passwords have been provided to students. In the event that an account cannot be accessed please email and we will reset the password for you.

DfE guidance-Coronavirus (COVID-19): cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2020:

You will be aware of the decision not to proceed with the summer examinations in England this summer, following the announcement made by the Secretary of State for Education ( and the statement provided by Ofqual (

When we have further information we will update this website with that information. Teachers are not in a position to comment on students subjects GCSE/A level or BTEC grades beyond  this currently.

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Websites to support Home learning
Link to Google Classroom
Link to shared google drive

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Q: I can't access the school closure drive? Do I need permission to view?

A: Students need to make sure they logged in using the Howard School Email address. If the problem persists, please log off from all the signed Gmail accounts and try logging in using Howard School Email address.

Q: My teacher has created a google classroom? Do I still need to do the task added in the drive?

A:  If you have google classroom setup, complete the tasks from the google classroom. Your teacher will use the google classroom to add, update and mark your works. For additional learning material, please use the "School closure drive". 

Q: Why am I unable to edit the documents in the drive?

A: Students are not allowed to edit the document in the drive since it is shared as read-only. You need to download(help link) the task sheet, complete the tasks and save it(help link) in google drive. We expect all our students to complete the work using Google classroom while google drive could be used to access additional learning material.

Q: I don't know how to login/ I have forgotten the login password for my school email address-what do I do?

A: Please send an email to requesting to reset the password.

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