Microsoft Office 365 offers many innovative tools for businesses that help with colaboration and productivity, for example, providing large amounts of cloud storage accesssible on any device, the ability to work simultaniously on the same document and the creation of "channels" where you can invite people from the same department to chat and share documents between each other.
To login to Office 365 simply follow this link, you should be able to login using your provided school email address, however it will be a seperate password to the one used to login to the computers:
Please note, you will not be able to use outlook through Office 365 for your emails, you will have to continue to use Google Gmail.
How To Use Office 365
There is a wealth of information on how to use Office 365 but here are the essentials to get you started.
Here is a brief introduction to Office 365
This link explains how to download and install the latest version of Microsoft Office which you can use with your Office 365 account.
This video explains what Office 365 can do. Including what apps are made avalible to you and the amount of online storage space.
And here is the main tutorial portal for Office 365. This covers all of the functionality of Office 365 in small, easy to digest videos and guides.
How To Use Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams is the main collaborative tool provided with Office 365. It gives you access to creating groups with other staff with whom you can chat and share documents with.
At the time of writing this guide one of the main attrations is the ability to work remotely. As Teams is a cloud solution, anything you place onto it will be accessible to you from any device meaning you can continue to work on documents with, or without access to the school infrastructure.
And here is the main tutorial portal for Microsoft Teams