Home Study during the School Closure

There is a lot of information on this webpage - ensure you scroll down to access all of the content.

• Live & Pre-Recorded Lessons

As part of our continued commitment to provide the very best home learning experience we have revised our remote learning provision. Each day, via their school accounts on Google Classroom and Show My Homework, students now access a timetable of lessons that includes: One ‘live’ lesson, One pre-recorded lesson and Two additional online lessons.
• Click for more details     • Years 7 to 9 - Click Here         • Year 10 - Click Here
• Live Lesson Information and Code of Conduct - Click Here

Home Learning Time Tables including Live and Pre-Recorded Lessons

Year 7 - Click Here     Year 8 - Click Here    Year 9 - Click Here    Year 10 - Click Here
NB. The Live Lessons for Year 10 will now happen at 1pm each day. This will allow those students, whio are in school for face-to-face lessons, time to return home and prepare for their live lessons.

Live Lesson Feedback - We have now completed two weeks of our improved home learning timetable and we would really like to have students feedback on how the week has been for them.
Please could students complete this short questionnaire.

Your feedback will help us to make further improvements over the coming weeks.

Monday 13th July to Friday 17th July = Week 2 Timetable

• Friday Assembly - Every Friday, our students will also be able to view an assembly session for their year group as part of their timetable. Details of how to access Friday assemblies will be sent to student's school email accounts on Thursday evenings. Also see our PSHEE & Assemblies webpage

CCHS Science Home Learning• Science Home Learning Website

The CCHS science department has launched a new websites for CCHS students to access all the science home learning work that is being set each week for each year group. Students will be directed from Show My Homework to the new website for all their science lessons - School Closure Science Home Learning Website

• Personal, Social, Health & Economic Education - Home Study

Along with the main curriculum subjects, we have created a number of special Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHEE) Home Study lessons for parents and students to work through together.
New lessons covering a variety of topics will be available each week - VIEW HERE

Students will be expected to log on to Show My Homework (SMH) and Google Classroom daily.

For those having difficulty logging in to any of our various e-platforms, please see our ‘How To’ webpage for our login guides.

• Throughout the closure of the school we will be updating our e-Platforms daily.
Google ClassroomShow My HomeworkTeachers will be setting work remotely on Show My Homework and Google Classroom for daily completion. A 75 minute lesson will be set by teachers for every timetabled subject you would study on each particular day - exactly as if you were in school.

Google Sign In NB: Students should always ensure that they are logged into their school Google Account, rather than a personal one, when working outside school to enable them to access school platforms.
Log out of your Personal Google Account BEFORE logging into your School Account.

Your Google login consists of your usual computer log in plus the '@cchs.school' extension.
Eg. YYsurnamefirstinitial@cchs.school - where the YY is the year that you joined CCHS in Year 7

• Home Study Rewards

We have launched a new Home Study scheme to reward and boost student’s efforts for completing the work set by teachers on our learning platforms.
Year 7 and 8 students - Every week, aim to be one of the top 10 learners in each of your subjects for a chance to win a £5 Amazon voucher in a weekly draw. There are eleven prizes to win each week with complimentary emails sent to all the top ten students in each subject, congratulating them on their week's work.
Year 9 and 10 students - Aim to be one of the top 10 students in each of the subjects that you study for a chance to win one of six Amazon vouchers each week – one £5 prize for each of our six faculty areas. Again, complimentary emails will be sent to each of the top ten students in each faculty.

• Wellbeing and Family Support - Visit the new webpage

• Year 11 Students - The Path Ahead

All exams have been cancelled and the latest government announcement on this can be found HERE
If Year 11 students still have any outstanding coursework subjects we would encourage them to complete this at home; it is imperative that this is completed to the best of their ability. Coursework material will now form an important part of students' examwork and will be used to provide the exam boards with predicted grades.
Students are being contacted by their teachers with information on what they need to complete and can gain assistance from their teacher by contacting them through Show My Homework.

• Year 11 into Year 12 - Visit our Transition Webpage

We strongly suggest that students now begin work on their next phase of education and should now begin reading up on their chosen courses, preparing for September 2020.
We have set up a new webpage for all Year 11 students, whether they will be joining Sigma Sixth, going to College or starting an Apprenticeship.
• Any student who is planning to stay at CCHS, and progress into our new Sigma Sixth Form at Tendring Education Centre, should start working through all of the Induction Tasks for the subjects that they plan to study.
• There are also numerous links to various websites with useful information for all Year 11 students.

• Why not start every morning with a workout?

"P.E. With Joe" - 9am each morning for a 30-minute, fun workout - Follow this link

• Show My Homework

Show My HomeworkShow my Homework is the e-platform normally used by our teachers for setting homework and will now be utilised for notifying students of the work that they need to complete each day of homestudy.

Every student has been issued with a Show My Homework Username and Password.

If you have requested a new pin number to enable you to access your account, please be aware that this is a SINGLE USE CODE and you must set up your account with an email address and your own password.

Students will need to access their 'Show My Homework' account daily and work through the lessons that teachers have created. Lessons may include reading, activities to do, worksheets to complete or a power point presentations to work through.

Teachers may set a Mathswatch task; if so, they will remind you in SMHW to go log onto Mathswatch.

If you complete quizzes, your teacher will be able to see how well each student has done straight away.  You will also be able to see your score and may have multiply chances to try to improve it.

Send a message from SHMYou can send a message to your teacher if you need help or do not understand the task.  This conversation is only visible to you, your parents or carers and the teacher (not a whole class ‘chat’).
Message NotificationYou can only write a comment or message to your teacher whilst you are in the homework. If you write to your teacher, you should get a response in about 24 hours. You will see a notification like this.

• Google Classroom - 'How to Use Classroom' Video - CLICK HERE

Google ClassroomSome teachers already use Google Classroom with classes – if this is how you usually work, then check into your lesson in the normal way.
Teachers have also been asked to remind you about your Google classroom in SMHW.
Your teachers will be setting work that is of similar length to the lesson time that you will miss, you are expected to complete the work to the best of your ability.
You can leave a message for your teacher in the normal way though Google Classroom and should get a response within 24 hours.

• Seneca - 'How to Use Seneca' Video - CLICK HERE

Seneca LearningSENECA.com is a useful revision tool – especially for GCSE classes although there are KS3 courses in some subjects.
As this is a revision tool it is subject knowledge based.  There are questions for you to answer as well as knowledge to learn.
Your teachers will leave you a message in SMHW giving you the code for your group so that you can join the Seneca class. Teachers can track how many questions you complete to monitor success rate and engagement.
There is no facility to add comments / support within SENECA so teachers cannot give you feedback.

• OneNote - 'How to Use OneNote' Video - CLICK HERE

Office 365Computer Science teacher use OneNote with classes. This is part of Microsoft's Office 365 Suite – if this is how you usually work, then check into your lesson in the normal way.
Teachers have also been asked to remind you about your Google classroom in SMHW.


For those having difficulty logging in to any of our various e-platforms, please see our ‘How To’ webpage for our login guides.

Follow the links below to the relevant e-Platform that has been specified in the work set by your teachers.

Doddle Gojimo Seneca Learning Kerboodle Maths Watch Maths Bot Maths Genie On Maths
CCHS Gmail Google Classroom Google Drive Show My Homework CCHS Revision Microsite