Teaching and Learning Guidance

Guidance Documents

The following documents have been produced and published to ensure high quality teaching and learning can take place during school closures and phased reopening of schools


Distance Learning Guidance

Guidance to support schools during times of school closures, ensuring that all learners have access to learning materials to enable continuity of learning


Recorded Lesson Guidance

Guidance for filming lesson content and sharing for improved the engagement of pupils. Some examples of recorded lessons can be found on the Daily lessons Page


Live Session Guidance

Guidance produced to ensure that schools can provide “live sessions” safely to learners.


Blended Learning Guidance

Guidance for supporting and working with pupils face-to-face in school and continuing to provide learning activities to pupils remotely for when they are at home


Advice for Schools – Transition and Back to School

Guidance for Children returning to schools following the Covid-19 schools closures


Planning for further full or partial lockdowns

Guidance for further full or partial lockdowns


Online Learning Guidelines for Parents and Pupils June 2020 – E-Swansea Music

Guidance for Parents and Pupils on Live Lessons with Swansea Music


Acceptable Use Policy Online for Parents and Pupils June 2020 – E-Swansea Music

Guidance for Parents and Pupils on Live Lessons with Swansea Music


Support for School Planning 2020 – 2021

Guidance to support schools during the pandemic, using key themes from WG and external research

Help Videos


How to record videos using PowerPoint


Using Loom to record lessons


How to Teams – Transcript


How to access ScreenCastify through HWB


How to Teams – Pupils Views


How to Teams – Breakout Rooms


How to use ScreenCastify to record


How to Teams – Polls


How to Teams – Recording


How to record videos through Microsoft Stream


How to Teams – Sharing Content


How to Teams – Creating Meeting (Browser)