Parents Communication

Please click HERE to read the update re: Exams and Grades from Jonty Archibald, Principal sent to parents on Monday 23rd March

Please click HERE to read the update from UAL Awarding Body sent to Year 13 Parents on Monday 23rd March

Please click HERE to read the latest update re: school closure from Jonty Archibald, Principal sent to parents on Sunday 22nd March

Please click HERE to read the update re: school closure from Jonty Archibald, Principal sent to parents on Wednesday 18th March.

 

Support with working from home

In light of the current situation - if your child is working from home they're able to use our Virtual Learning Environment - Canvas to access key resources, revision notes and documents for all departments.

 

How to log onto Canvas?

You can access Canvas simply by going to http://globalacademy.com/canvas or clicking the link at the top of the page.

Please click HERE for guidance on how to navigate and use the online Canvas system.

 

Final Major Project Guidance for Year 11 to Year 13 Media Students

For Year 11 - Year 13 students this will be the main portal for accessing resources for their Final Major Project. All necessary support materials and/or information will be posted in the home section or the files section of their FMP course on Canvas.  Students will also be able to access addtional support and guidance from their mentor. Details of which member of staff is allocated to each student is located on the 'Announcements' section of the FMP course on Canvas .

Adobe have provided temporary at-home access for students and educators, so that they can continue their work remotely. Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.

Visit https://creativecloud.adobe.com and use your school credentials to sign in.

Username – firstname.lastname@globalacademy.com

If prompted, select Company or School Account and then enter your password. Or provide your credentials in your school’s login screen.


From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app. Click Apps on the top of the page to view all apps.

For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud apps.

 

Guidance for KS4 students with English, Maths and Science

Click HERE for further information and guidance of how you can prepare your child for English, Maths and Science with some useful online links from Pixl.

 

Need some more inspiration?!

Many parents don’t get to spend enough time with their kids - if we are all under quarantine we can use this as an opportunity to reconnect.  Here's some fun and unusual ideas to make the time a little bit more interesting - it's important that young people don't spend all day in front of the computer!

1. How to tie your shoes ( you’d be surprised!)

2. How to follow a recipe

3. How to make a meal plan & grocery list on a budget

4. How to write a resume

5. How to look after the house ( mow the lawn, shovel the sidewalk, do the recycling, budget & pay bills)

6. How to be a good citizen ( mow your neighbours lawn, take them a meal, shovel their sidewalk/ driveway)

7. How to read ( ask them questions about what they’re reading, read together, make predictions, discuss why characters behave the way they do)

8. How to write ( keep a journal, keep a gratitude list, write instructions for something, write an alternate ending to favourite story or movie, write a story, keep a book of facts)

9. How to advocate for positive change in the world (write a letter, sign a petition, join an online group)

10. How to maintain a vehicle ( how to check the oil, how to change a tire)

11. Build physical literacy ( do yoga, play catch, play frisbee, kick a soccer ball, shoot hoops)

12. Build Fine motor skills ( draw, colour, knit, crochet, cross- stitch, sew, weave)

13. Go outside! Walk, hike, sled, ski, paddle, bike, most outdoor activities keep you at least 10m away from other people.

14. How to exist without the internet ( unplug it from 8-4 everyday )

15. Spend time with your kids!  Talk to them - ask them about their hopes & dreams & fears.

16. Have them research things they’re interested in ( a place they’d like to visit, a career they might like, a hobby they’d like to learn)

17. Have them do a STEM challenge ( build a tower, boat, bridge) out of random materials around the house

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