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Google Classroom

Instructions for Pupils and Families – How to use our school’s Google Classroom

Follow these steps so you/your child can continue to complete learning activities and hand them in while they are unable to come into school.

Smartphones and tablets: download the free Google Classroom app

 

 

 

Once the app has downloaded, open it and log into
your child’s ‘G Suite for Education’ account.  This is in the
form of sdsfirstnamelastname@orchardhill.ac.uk.  Please
email Mr Pryor at apryor@stdominicsschool.org.uk if you
have any difficulties with logging in or require a password
reset.  Here you should have access to the classes you
have been invited to.

See example of iPhone screen …………………………….

 

 

 

 

Computers and laptops: log in to Google Classroom via a web browser

  • Go to  www.classroom.google.com
  • Log in with your child’s ‘G Suite for Education’ account (instructions above)
  • Accept any class invitations


How to get and hand in work (computers and laptops)

  • Go to Google Classroom
  • Click ‘Classwork’
  • Click on an assignment, then ‘View assignment’
  • On the right-hand side of the page, click ‘Add or create’. Depending on the type of work the teacher has set:
    • You can take photos of your child’s completed work, upload them to your computer and then upload the photos in Google Classroom – click ‘File’, then ‘Select files from your device’, then ‘Upload’
    • Or, your child can type up their answers in a Google Doc – click ‘Docs’ to load a new Google Doc
    • If a teacher has uploaded a worksheet, you can click on this document to open it in Google Docs, edit it, then share it back to the teacher without the need for uploading.
  • Once your child has finished their work, click ‘Hand in’, then ‘Hand in’ again to confirm

If you have made a mistake, you can click ‘Unsubmit’ to return the work to you, then follow the previous steps to resubmit work.

 


How to hand in work (mobile devices – Android or iOS)

  • Open the Google Classroom app
  • Tap on your child’s class, then ‘Classwork’ (at the bottom)
  • Tap on an assignment, then the arrow at the bottom
  • Tap ‘Add attachment’. Depending on the type of work the teacher has set:
    • You can take photos of your child’s completed work, upload them to your computer and then upload the photos in Google Classroom – click ‘File’, then ‘Select files from your device’, then ‘Upload’
    • Or, your child can type up their answers in a Google Doc – click ‘Docs’ to load a new Google Doc
    • If a teacher has uploaded a worksheet, you can click on this document to open it in Google Docs, edit it, then share it back to the teacher without the need for uploading.
  • Once your child has finished their work, click ‘Hand in’, then ‘Hand in’ again to confirm
  • If you have made a mistake, you can click ‘Unsubmit’ to return the work to you, then follow the previous steps to resubmit work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The residential special school provides highly effective services that consistently exceed the standards of good. The actions of the school contribute to significantly improved outcomes and positive experiences for children and young people. Ofsted – March 2019

 

 

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