Welcome to the parent area, here you can find links to useful resources and the latest news for parents.

Coronavirus

Resources to help during the school closure

Select a topic below for more information:

There are a number of ways you can get in touch with the school.  It is also important that we have the latest contact details for you.  You can update your details automatically through Insight or by contacting the school.

Phone: (Please keep in mind that we are operating with a skeleton staff so leave a message if you cannot get through)

01792 884 556

Email:

General Enquiries – info@pontcomp.co.uk

StudyZone / Distance Learning Enquiries – studyzone-support@pontcomp.co.uk

There are two places to check for work, the pupil area and the news feed at the top of the main pontcomp website.  New tasks that have been added are included in a weekly bulletin, all of which can be seen here: Homelearning Bulletins.

The pupil area is split into two sections, Key Stage 3 Work (years 7-9) and Key Stage 4 Work (years 10 & 11).  Click on either one and you are presented with links to the various learning platforms and below those is a list of subjects.  Click on a subject to see what work has been set and what resources are available.

If work needs to be submitted instructions will be provided or the teachers email address will be included with the assignment in StudyZone.

Most work for pupils takes place in the StudyZone & Teams areas, although tasks may also be set manually (keep an eye on the work set in the pupil area along with the weekly bulletins).  Other resources they may be asked to use include My Maths.

There are guides on how to log in and use these systems here.

If you or your child is unsure about how to log in after reading the advice here, by all means drop an email to the StudyZone Support Team.

Wellbeing for the whole family is important, especially during the lockdown.  We have a number of resources available to help:

Our own StudyZone Wellbeing area
Coronavirus: Advice for Parents and Carers
Looking After Yourself & Your Chidren

This is an example timetable to be used as a guide but may be helpful in terms of thinking about how to maintain some structure and routine throughout days at home. Remember to intersperse activities with breaks, and don’t forget healthy snacks and drinks!

  • Get ready for the day – Have breakfast, have a wash, get dressed
  • 9am Activity 1 – Online learning from school OR a craft activity (cutting and sticking, painting, backing)
  • 10am Activity 2 – Online learning from school OR some writing or maths – write a story, count coins
  • 11am Get Active! – Play in the garden, do an exercise video
  • 12 noon – Lunchtime
  • 1pm Help about the house – Help tidy up, hoover, wash up
  • 2pm Quiet Time – Do something calm, like reading or colouring
  • 3pm Activity 3 – Online learning from school OR be creative – make some music, design an outfit
  • 4pm Free Time – Enjoy toys and tech
  • 5pm Dinner Time – Help prepare dinner – help tidy up too!
  • 6pm Family Time – Play a game, watch a movie, spend time together
  • Get ready for bed

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