Online Learning Information

With the move to Online Learning during the state-wide lockdown, please refer to the guidelines in this email to assist students’ engagement with their Online Learning during this time.

During the lockdown it is mandatory for all secondary students to log into Daymap and participate in each lesson at the scheduled class time. Students need to navigate to the relevant class page and indicate they are online by clicking the "I'm Online" button on the top right of the class page. Please note this button is only displayed during the scheduled class time.

IMPORTANT: Please be advised that email will be the main method of communication home from The Heights School to notify parents of any updates.
We recommend you check your email address which is registered with the school regularly. If you need to update your registered email address, please contact the school on 8263 6244 between the hours of 8:30am – 3:00pm.

ICT Support is available for students and families throughout the lockdown:
Email: dl.1430.ictsupport@schools.sa.edu.au
Phone: 8263 6244

Primary Years

Parent Guidelines

  • Support your child’s learning and monitor their engagement in tasks
  • Check Class Dojo or Daymap daily for communication from the teacher (depending on the platform used), please ensure you check in – for example click like on Class Dojo posts
  • Provide structure and routine for your child and stick to regular sleep patterns
  • Allow opportunities for your child to engage with tasks set by teacher
  • Allow for healthy food breaks, movement breaks and opportunities for outside learning when possible
  • Contact the teacher if you require further guidance and support for your child
  • Regularly check the Daymap Parent Portal, which can be accessed at:
    https://www.theheights.sa.edu.au/index.php/contact/daymap/
    If you are unfamiliar with accessing the Parent Portal, instructions are available on the link above.

Student Guidelines

  • Engage with all tasks
  • Submit online learning tasks when required
  • Connect to real-time online lessons if they occur when possible
  • Actively participate in group discussions/collaboration
  • Ask for help when unsure
  • All school behaviour expectations apply for online learning
Image

Secondary Years

Student Guidelines

Daily Routine

  • During the lockdown it is mandatory for all secondary students to log into Daymap and participate in each lesson at the scheduled class time
  • Students need to navigate to the relevant class page and indicate they are online by clicking the "I'm Online" button on the top right of the class page.
    Please note this button is only displayed during the scheduled class time
  • Be checking your Daymap messages, class notes and school emails regularly during school times
  • Complete tasks set for that day or continue working on tasks set for the week
  • Communicate with teachers if needed
  • Connect to real-time online lessons on time
  • Be located in appropriate study spaces
  • All school behaviour expectations apply for online learning
  • It is recommended students take a 5 minute break away from screens every hour or so and for the entirety of scheduled break times

Real-time Online lessons - students are expected to:

  • Respectfully engage with teachers and peers
  • Actively participate in group discussions/collaboration
  • Students behaving inappropriately online will be removed from the live forums and parents contacted as required

Real-time Online lessons - students are expected to:

  • Submit drafts for teacher feedback via Daymap (or appropriate method/platform) by the due date
  • Submit final versions of summative work via Daymap (or appropriate method/platform) by the due date
  • Contact the subject teacher via email at least two days prior to the due date if an extension is being requested

Parent Guidelines

Image