General Information for Schools

Students will have two scheduled online lessons a week and will be expected to complete work outside this time. Resources for learning will be available online as per teacher instructions.

Regular communication with stakeholders

  • We will continually update you about changes to our working arrangements that impact on students learning
  • Teachers will be communicating with you regularly with specific subject-related information.

Flexibility with assessment timelines

  • When teachers extend deadlines on tasks, they will communicate this to you
  • Deadlines are flexible and can be renegotiated by contacting the teacher before the due date

Flexibility for supervised tasks

  • Supervised tasks will be emailed to you from teachers. We will rely on you to distribute supervised tasks.
  • A supervision declaration form can be downloaded from the sidebar of this page – We ask for this to be completed and returned ASAP to
  • Lesson recordings will be available for all lessons.

All lessons will be recorded and saved online for students to access.

If you have questions regarding a specific subject, please contact the subject teacher directly..

If you have any questions about managing the continuity of learning for your OAC-enrolled students, please email Kieran Hodgson at

OAC has developed a strong relationship with both DfE and non-DfE schools to provide curriculum options for their students:

Curriculum Choice

This type of enrolment fills the gap when a student would like to study a subject that your site does not offer. More information

Language options for schools

Options include our Language Partnership Program - language learning for whole classes of primary students. More information

Students who enrol due to a psychological condition

In this circumstance, schools are asked to read the Enrolment Information provided here.

Other options for schools

Schools wishing to explore other options are encouraged to contact Student Services.

For further information about enrolment including criteria, dates and fees, please see the Enrolment section of the website.

Reports are available online along with other important information about learner progress and achievement through Daymap.

See sidebar for helpsheets to assist in accessing and using Daymap.

Communicating reasons for student absent to the school allows us to keep accurate attendance records and also to support students in their learning.

You can communicate reasons for student absence in the following ways:

Please read our Attendance Policy (see sidebar for downloads) and Enrolment Expectations.

Open Access College aims for students to be successful learners through a partnership with the school that supports the
learning for each student. For more information, please read the Partnership in Student Learning in the sidebar of this page.

The Learning Technology team provide technical support to OAC students and parents/supervisors to assist them using our learning technology.

The Help Desk is contactable by telephone and email: and also through a webform on the Help Desk page.

Helpsheets are available for the platforms supported by the College.

Open Access College Help Desk

Last updated: 28 February 2024