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Insight, POD and Office 365 resources and guides

The parent guides below are filled with useful information every parent needs to know about the school year including: assessment dates, parents' evening dates, attendance information, general hints and tips and more.


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A guide to Insight for parents


Insight allows parents to access important information about their children. If you already have a login - you can access insight here, if you need a login, please contact us on 0191 518 0222. 

To find out what Insight can do and how useful it can be, watch this video below.

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  • Parent guide to Insight

Parent survival guides

Office 365

Every student can download the whole Office Suite (worth £390!) to their home computers for FREE. This means students can use Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other programmes at home.

How to get it

  1. Firstly, students need to login to their Office 365 account using their email address and password here.
  2. In the top right hand corner, there is a cogwheel icon - click this and then search in settings for 'software'.
  3. This will take you to a different page which has an 'install' button - click this and then follow the setup instructions.

If you have any issues, speak to someone at the IT helpdesk.

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