Report a Concern:
MYon Reader: This is the online reader. The username and the password is the same as your school username (all uppercase).
Reading Tests: Login with school username. Password will be given to you at the time of the test.
Any issues with these systems please contact Mr Salmon
Microsoft Teams Guide:
Your username is made up of your first name, last name and date of birth.
It uses the year you were born, followed by the first letter of your first name, first two letters of your surname, the day of the month you were born, and the month you were born. As below:
Your school email is your username followed by @archwayschool.net
Password requirements and tips
Student passwords must be a minimum of 8 characters long.
It can't be a password you've used before and it cannot contain words such as "archway", your username, or your first or last names. There are additional checks that take place against known weak passwords, so if you're still struggling to set a new one, try something completely different.
Tip 1: Come up with an easy to remember phrase rather than a word, for example: "mydogisacollieandhisnameisfido" it's very long, however it's easy to remember.
Tip 2: Check your passwords on https://haveibeenpwned.com/Passwords to ensure your password isn't on a known list of weak passwords.
Tip 3: Check your password strength at https://www.security.org/how-secure-is-my-password/ to get an idea of how hard it would be for someone to crack your password.
Tip 4: For more advanced password management use a password manager and generate strong unique passwords for each account you have. Edge/Chrome have built in password generators and you can save passwords into Edge and Chrome if you sign in with your Microsoft or Google accounts, or you can use a third party tool such as Lastpass, Bitwarden or KeePass. There are browser extensions and phone apps for these tools too.
Your student account is limited to a quota of £5 in printing credits per month. You can see your balance, what it costs to print in colour and mono, and see your recently printed documents by logging in here (in school only): Papercut User Login
If you're on the school WiFi you can use also use the above link to print to certain web print enabled printers from your personal phone or tablet.
If you legitimately run out of print credits you can request more via the IT support desk."Conditional access" error when logging in from home
If logging in from home or on a personal device to Office 365/Satchel:One gives the following error: "Access has been blocked by Conditional Access policies."
It means you're using a proxy or VPN and you'll need to disable this in order to access school resources. When using a VPN to access school resources your account may be suspended and you'll need to contact the IT support department to get this unblocked.
Office 365/Microsoft Teams
Office 365 is the name that encompasses everything from Microsoft Office online, such as your school email in Outlook, and OneDrive which is a storage area personal to you.
Teams is a platform that teachers will use for live lessons when students are at home. You do not need a camera but a mic can be used to take part in the lesson when appropriate. Please have you mic off at the start of the lesson and only turn it on when instructed by the teacher.
In Teams, under "calendar" on the left hand side, you will be able to see when you have a Live lesson planned.
Students can use Office 365 to install Microsoft Office for free on up to 5 home devices by going to the Office 365 link above, and using the "Install Office" link in the top right of the Office 365 portal. The Microsoft Office apps can be installed on a phone for free from the android and ios app stores. You can also use Office directly within the web browser by using the Word, PowerPoint, Excel links on that page in the Office 365 portal.
To login to Office 365 you use your school email and password, your school email is your username followed by @archwayschool.net.
All work for remote learning will be set on Satchel one. Please also use the comments in satchel one to communicate with teachers.
If you have problems logging in to Show My Homework follow these steps:
1. Ensure you're clicking on the "Login with Microsoft Office 365" button, rather than using the login form. You should then be asked for your school email followed by your school password.
If you're logging in from outside of school you may then be asked for your second factor authentication method (App authenticator code, or SMS message code).
If you're logging in from a school device or on the school WiFi, the second factor authentication won't be requested.
2. If you have an home Microsoft/Outlook/Live/Hotmail account you may have problems logging in via the office 365 link due to cached/stored details of your personal account on your device.
Steps to resolve this depend on the device and web browser you're using, you'll need to browse using a guest or inprivate/incognito window, some examples of where to find this below:
- In Google Chrome go to the top right, click on the coloured circle and choose to open a new Guest window.
- In Edge go to the top right settings menu and open a new InPrivate window.
- In Safari open a new tab and select Private tab.
The login process will fail when using Internet Explorer. We do not recommend using Internet Explorer for any school work.
3. To be able to submit work the student has to be logged in, not the parent.
Apple devices and HEIC photos
What is HEIC? HEIC is the file format name Apple has chosen for the new HEIF (High Efficiency Image Format) Standard.
This new file type, however, may not be compatible with all devices. Even earlier versions of OS X (pre-High Sierra) will not be able to open HEIC files by itself.
To set your Apple devices to take photos in JPEG/JPG instead of HEIC:
- Go to Settings
- Tap Camera
- Tap Formats
- Tap Most Compatible
We recommend you follow these steps prior to taking pictures for uploading to Satchel:ONE
Use the Home Access link above to login to Foldr with your school details. Here you can access your H drive (home folder) and T drive (Teaching resources) files. You can upload and download files, as well as edit them directly in Office 365.
Institute code: bbs3
If you haven't logged into GCSEPod before, your first login will be your school username and your password is also your username, for example 01jbl2512. We highly recommend changing this once you login for the first time.
Alternatively, use the reset password section here: https://members.gcsepod.com/podauth/newuser/forgottenpupil?noframe enter your school email, and you should receive a password reset link. If that doesn't work, click the "I haven't set a reset email address" button, and follow the instructions.
Center ID: GL5AS
Your user ID is your date of birth in day month year format for example 251203 for 25th of the 12th 2003. Followed by the first letter of your firstname and first letter of your surname. If you forget your password you can use the "Can't login" section of the SAM learning page here: https://platform.samlearning.com/website/index/cant-login/
Use link to the right
Follow instructions on student log in page.
Emailing a teacher
In order to easily find your teachers email
- login to Office 365, go to Outlook.
- Create a new message and click on "To".
- On the left select "All Users" and search all or part of your teachers name.
For important safeguarding contact, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Still having issues, or your issue not covered above?
Email: email@example.com and one of the team will do their best to help