Examples of practice for remote education from schools and academies across England.

These case studies share examples of remote education practice for schools during coronavirus. The Department for Education gathered them by consulting with schools and academies across England. Names of individuals and schools have been removed to protect their privacy.

Deciding what to teach during a phased return

  1. A secondary school’s approach to adjusting the curriculum for use in school and at home
    • Case study
  2. Adjusting the curriculum for use in school and at home
    • Case study

Identifying and addressing gaps in pupils’ understanding

  1. Regaining knowledge and improving wellbeing
    • Case study
  2. Organising mixed ability pupils in smaller groups and helping those who need to catch up
    • Case study

Supporting pupils' wellbeing

  1. Supporting primary and secondary pupils’ wellbeing at a multi-academy trust (MAT)
    • Case study
  2. Supporting primary and secondary pupils’ wellbeing at an academy
    • Case study
  3. Supporting the wellbeing of primary pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
    • Case study

Adapting teaching practice for remote education

  1. Adaptive teaching design
    • Case study
  2. Using a virtual learning environment
    • Case study
  3. Using digital teaching tools
    • Case study
  4. Using video lessons
    • Case study
  5. Providing physical work packs for pupils with limited or no internet connection
    • Case study
  6. A mixed approach to remote education at a primary school
    • Case study
  7. Adapting teaching practice for remote education at a special needs secondary school
    • Case study

Adapting the curriculum for remote education

  1. Adapting the primary school curriculum
    • Case study
  2. Adapting the secondary science curriculum
    • Case study
  3. Adapting the secondary geography curriculum
    • Case study
  4. Adapting the secondary curriculum across multiple subjects
    • Case study

Keeping pupils motivated and engaged

  1. Keeping primary and secondary pupils motivated and engaged at a distance
    • Case study
  2. Supporting engagement in learning for primary pupils when direct communication is limited
    • Case study
Published 5 May 2020
Last updated 12 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added 4 new case studies related to remote education.

  2. Additional case studies about adapting teaching practice for remote education.

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