If students have to stay at home to self-isolate or shield, they will follow their school timetable and complete lessons online if they are well and able to do so. Teachers will provide work through Microsoft Teams Assignments. Instructions for using Microsoft Teams on an iPad including how to join live video lessons are available here and on a desktop are available here.
Instructions for using Microsoft Teams Assignments
Students will need to log into the Microsoft Teams app (it will work on most devices such as a laptop, tablet or mobile phone) and go to each of their virtual classes (‘Teams’) to find the work set in ‘Assignments’.
To log into Teams
Students need to log into Teams with their school email which is their first initial, surname and then a number that shows the year they joined the school, followed by @st-matthias.com
For example, if Ann Smith was in year 9 she would have joined the school in 2018 so her email would be
If students have issues logging in or they can’t remember their password then they need to email Mr Woodall at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will reset it.