Using PlayStation or Xbox to access online learning

If you are in need of additional digital devices in your home to allow everybody to get on with their work each day, your child could access their remote learning via a PlayStation 4 (or newer model) or an Xbox One (or newer model).  All you will need is a keyboard and a mouse as this will be easier than using a console controller. Headphones with a microphone enable your child to speak to their teacher, however they are optional as there is a chat function within Teams where students are able to type messages.

Just plug in the keyboard and mouse and go to games and apps where you will find your internet browser.

Now all your child needs to do is to search for Office 365 and log in through their school account and they are ready to go.


Xbox

  1. Plug a keyboard in to the Xbox USB slot
  2. Go in to my games and apps
  3. Find Microsoft Edge and select
  4. Type in ‘Microsoft teams’ and login to your account using your username and password
  5. You can then access all the online content for home learning and watch live sessions
  6. To move around you use the Xbox controller or plug in a mouse
  7. Use a headset to interact if you have one


PlayStation

  1. Plug a keyboard in to the Playstation USB slot
  2. Identify the PlayStation internet browser icon (it is WWW with dots around it)
  3. Press the PlayStation logo on the controller
  4. Go to the library and find options for games and applications
  5. Go in to applications and you will find the internet browser
  6. Type in ‘Microsoft teams’ into the browser and login to your account using your username and password.
  7. You can then access all the online content for home learning and watch live sessions
  8. To move around you use the Playstation controller or plug in a mouse
  9. Use a headset to interact if you have one


Please remember, your child must access Show My Homework/Satchel One each day where they will find instructions about their lessons. As Show My Homework/Satchel One is online this can also be accessed via the internet browser on your Playstation/Xbox.

Please contact our IT Services department via itservices@oriel.w-sussex.sch.uk if you require the loan of a keyboard and/or mouse.