Remote Access for Students

Students have the ability to work from home on their own computer. The information outlined below will provide students with the options to:

  • Use the web based app versions of Microsoft Office (Note: Students can download a copy of Microsoft Office and install on their computer free of charge. Click here for details)
  • Use OneDrive to upload / download resources

Creating / editing a document or file using Office web apps

Students may also utilise OneDrive with the Office365 web apps to create / edit and save documents and files, the files can then be accessed in school.

Please see the video linked below which will demonstrate to you how to use OneDrive via the Office web apps.

Note the below video uses the web version of Office 365 and does not offer the full capabilities of the main Office programs (click here for how to obtain the full versions at no cost) but will normally be more than sufficient for the tasks set in school.

Note: You will need to sign in to Office365* first to be able to view the video below, click here to sign in.

(Log-on using your school e-mail address* and password)

Your school e-mail address is your normal school network log-on ID followed by @flhs.wigan.sch.uk

OneDrive

OneDrive is a feature of Office365 that allows documents and files to be created, edited and saved directly to a users account. In addition files can also be downloaded from OneDrive and worked locally on a computer or edited on-line using the web version of Office365. Students can access OneDrive through their school email account and password. Please see the videos linked below which will demonstrate the various ways of how to use OneDrive.

Uploading a document or file from your computer

If you already have an existing document or saved file you can upload the file directly from your computer to your OneDrive storage. Once uploaded the file can then be accessed in school.

Please see the video linked below which will demonstrate to you how to use OneDrive by directly uploading files from your computer.

Note: You will need to sign in to Office365* first to be able to view the video below, click here to sign in.

(Log-on using your school e-mail address* and password)

Your school e-mail address is your normal school network log-on ID followed by @flhs.wigan.sch.uk

Downloading documents or files to your computer

Students can download documents and files from their OneDrive stroage and save them directly to their own computer.

Please see the video linked below which will demonstrate to you how to download documents and files from OneDrive.

Note: You will need to sign in to Office365* first to be able to view the video below, click here to sign in.

(Log-on using your school e-mail address* and password)

Your school e-mail address is your normal school network log-on ID followed by @flhs.wigan.sch.uk

 

If you have any technical issues please contact the ICT support department via remotelearning@flhs.wigan.sch.uk who will be able to offer assistance.

Note: Please ensure when contacting for support you state your childs full name and registration group / form.

To help with your issue you may be asked to download a small program which will allow a member of ICT support to remotely assist you. Please refer to the links below to download this sotware for your computer.

Note: No installation is necessary. Download and run the program.

If you experience any issues running the software above you may need to download a previous version which will be compatiable with your computers Operating System. Please see the links below: