LPGS Cloud Services

The LPGS cloud services are a range of tools allowing you to access files and software from a range of devices. As long as you have a suitable device (desktop laptop, tablet or smartphone) and an internet connection you should be able to connect to the following:

 

FIREFLY

This is our VLE. (Virtual learning Environment) It is still very new to the school but is already being populated by many teachers. Firefly will give you access to:
 

  • lesson resources such as notes, videos & quizzes
  • homework tasks
  • announcements from teachers
  • your timetable
  • your personal blog and much more
     

As teachers continue to develop their subject areas you may be given the opportunity to comment on pages and take part in forum based discussions. Don't forget to check your school e-mail regularly for page recommendations from your teachers.

Click here to login to firefly


 

REMOTE APPS

Remote desktop allows you to access your school documents and a range of specialist software from home. The software available includes:
 

  • Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks and Dreamweaver
  • 2D Design and Google Sketchup
  • Office 2010

There are 2 ways to access the remote desktop; logging in via a web browser or setting up a drect connection between your device and the remote desktop server (recommended)

Click here to login via a browser (this will not work for Apple devices - please open Apple instructions listed below)

To connect your device to the remote server download the appropriate document from the list below and follow the instructions
 

If you are having any problems with any of these services please contact: helpdesk@lpgs.bromley.sch.uk


 

OFFICE 365

Office 365 is one of the latest versions of the Office Suite and allows you to access full versions of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Access as well as other useful applications like OneNote.

Office 365 also allows you to share files with other users easily.

(Once the software has been initially downloaded you do not need to be connected to the internet to use the programs)

Your school login will:
 

  • Allow you to download Office 365 onto 5 devices (including ipads and Macs)
  • Give you 1Tb of cloud storage allowing you to access files from home and school easily
     

Click here to login to your office365 account (you should use the login details described below.)

office365Login