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Key Information for Parents during Pandemic

DfE - What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

 :: Latest updates::

Free School Meals Update Tue 19th Jan : 4 week vouchers are now being emailed and should arrive this week. All enquiries to

*** IMPORTANT: Free school meals. Beware of fraud. Neither the academy or the voucher company will ever ask for any financial details (bank/credit card etc). ***


*** Using a laptop on loan from school? Click here***


+++ Free School Meals Vouchers Christmas 2020 +++

This year Sheffield County Council will be distributing the vouchers. "eCodes" will be sent out by Sheffield City Council during week commencing 7th December.

Instructions for Parents:

Bezplatné školské stravné lístky na Vianoce 2020

  • Parents need to go to the following website to redeem their Christmas vouchers -
  • (please note the difference between this and the website for the October half term vouchers which didn’t have the “/grocery” element in the address. Parents must continue to use the previous address for the October half term vouchers).
  • Enter their unique 16-digit eCode and select their chosen supermarket
  • The downloaded E-Gift Card/Voucher will arrive by email within 24 hours. If you can’t find this, you should check your Junk/Spam folder
  • If you hhave ordered a physical gift card, you should allow 3-4 days for them to be sent out by post
  • Please note parents need to activate their code within 3 months or it will expire. Once you have claimed their voucher on the Edenred website the voucher will be valid for 12 months.

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A host of helpful information is also available for parents on the Edenred website at: 


The Edenred ‘Rescue Team’ can be contacted directly by parents using the following email:

The Sheffield City Council Helpline will also be available to support parents until Thursday 24th December at 4:45pm, on 0114 2734567 and the School Food Service will respond to emails sent to until Wednesday 23rd December.


For October Vouchers use website link:

For Christmas Vouchers use website link:

Do you still have an outstanding voucher for free school meals? To claim this voucher please email your child's name and date of birth to

The foodbank will be closed on the bank holidays over Christmas and New Year.

  • Service resumes as normal on Monday 4th January 2021

=== Learning - From Hinde House Academy ===


Please see our Remote Learning Policy on the polies page here

If you have a School Issued Laptop

(it is important that you keep the same password that you were given)
First, you must use the Smoothwall icon on the desktop to use the internet.
Each day this will offer a certificate to register the device, you must “OK” this.
You will now be able to connect to the internet and use Teams.

*If you cannot get onto the internet

1. Check the Wi-Fi on the Laptop is switched on and it is connected to your home Wi-Fi
2. Only use the Smoothwall shortcut on the desktop to connect to the internet as above.
3. If it says “This device is not authorised…” then, Click in the address bar to highlight its contents (a set of numbers like 212.nnn.nnn..nn/…)

4. Then press the Enter key on the keyboard. This should offer a new certificate click “OK”

=== Primary ===

The Primary phase will share resources with parents at home using Class DoJo and Microsoft Teams



=== Secondary ===

Y7-Y11 will be taught remotely, through live streamed lessons using Microsoft Teams, from Tues 5th January 2021.

Key Worker Students Hub Arrangements

All students will follow the timetable which can be viewed by the student or parent/carer on the Edulink portal.

The School’s VLE has general work set for each year group and for each subject.  This does not need a log in to access.  These resources can be found at:

Your child can also follow their normal daily timetable through Microsoft Teams.  All live lessons are available here, as are recordings of the lessons, class resources and any assignments that may be set by the teacher.  Their lesson ‘team’ will also allow them to communicate with their subject teacher and ask for guidance and support. 


More links...

Access to a computer - Do you have an XBox or Playstation 4?

If you are struggling with access to a computer for your home learning have a look at the video below which shows you how to log on to Microsoft teams using an Xbox. See YouTube link below here


Post 16 and Progression Information

Due to current restriction normal meetings and "open Days" are not taking place but find more information here: About us >Careers, post 16 and work experience > Post-16 progression


=== Learning from Other Sources ===

Oak National Academy Online Classroom

BBC Teach - Primary

BBC Teach - Secondary


 === Health ===

NHS - Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Young Minds - Coronavirus and mental health

Young Minds - Coronavirus-parent-to-parent-advice-guide, a free, safe and confidential way for young people to receive counselling, support and advice online, will still be accessible over the break from school. We know that there are times when life can feel like a struggle and some extra support can be needed. Recognising this, Kooth has been commissioned by Sheffield City NHS Clinical Commissioning Group to provide support for young people aged 11- 18, (up to 25 if in care,) who live within the Sheffield City area.
Kooth is accessible 24/7 365 days of the year and provides access to quality counselling from BACP or UKCP accredited counselling professionals via a text based format from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays, and 6pm-10pm on weekends,  allowing young people to seek help and support at a time and location that is suitable for them.